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  1. Sri Lankan government drafts national guidelines for child day care centersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Colombo Page

    ... Attorney General's Department, National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA), Open University of Sri Lanka, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs), workers from child day care ...

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  2. Australia 83-3 chasing 268 at stumps on day 4 vs. Sri...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    ... bowlers. However they can seek inspiration from Pakistan's chase of 377 to win a test match on this ground against Sri Lanka last year. "Only one ball has so far spun so sharply to get rid of Joe Burns. The rest have been ok and our boys have batted ...

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  3. 'I felt as captain I had certain responsibilities to change the culture'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    Mahela Jayawardene talks about reforming Sri Lankan cricket, and the challenges of handling big-name players like Murali, Jayasuriya and Atapattu The 2007 World Cup was a very successful campaign for you. Sri Lanka reached the final , but there was the issue of leaving Marvan Atapattu out of the playing XI.

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  4. Australia v Sri Lanka: Time for Test cricket to emerge from the dark agesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Age

    ... Australia's Steve Smith speaks with umpire Sundaram Ravi as the light fades on day four of the first Test between Sri Lanka and Australia. Cricket Australia argued otherwise, and wants to take to the field in every situation possible. As a result of ...

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  5. Aussies face final-day struggle vs Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Pallekele: Australia faced an uphill struggle to save the first Test against Sri Lanka's rampant spinners after losing three early second innings wickets on Friday while trying to chase down a formidable target of 268. The visitors were precariously placed at 83 for three, with skipper Steve Smith unbeaten on 26, when bad light forced an early end to play for the fourth day running in Pallekele.

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  6. 'Important for Joseph to back his skills' - HolderRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    Since scoring 92 against Sri Lanka in Galle last year, Jermaine Blackwood has made 78 runs in nine Test innings at an average of 8.67

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  7. SL vs AUS 2016, Score Updates & Ball by Ball commentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CricketCountry.com

    Australia will resume proceedings on Day 5 from 83-3 in their second innings while still needing 185 runs to win the first Test against Sri Lanka at Pallekele. With captain Steven Smith and Adam Voges, Australia will be quite optimistic about their chances of reaching the target on a 5th Day's pitch.

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  8. Sri Lanka vs Australia 2016, Free Live Cricket Streaming Links: Watch ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CricketCountry.com

    Sri Lanka vs Australia 2016, Free Live Cricket Streaming Links: Watch SL vs AUS,1st Test, Day 5, online streaming on Ten Network The live cricket streaming of the first Test between Sri Lanka and Australia is available on tensports.com, while the live telecast of the match is available on Ten 1 HD & Ten 3. Sri Lanka take on the visitors on Day Five of the first Test at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium. Catch the live telecast of the match on Ten Sports 1 HD & Ten 3. With the live streaming is available on Ten Sports Live and tensports.com.

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  9. Mendis leads run listRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    FOR a nation in the throes of a tricky transition since stalwarts Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene walked off into the sunset, Kusal Mendis' batting heroics against Australia yesterday will offer new hope to Sri Lanka. Already on the backfoot after conceding an 86-run first innings lead, they were reeling on six for two when the 21-year-old walked out to bat at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.

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  10. Cricket: Sri Lanka ahead as Australia wobble in run chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... Dilruwan Perera, second right, on Day Four of the first Test cricket match in Pallekele. - AP/PTI PALLEKELE : Sri Lanka set Australia a stiff 268-run victory target before reducing them to 83 for three to gain upper hand after a rain-truncated ...

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  11. Aus face trial by spin on last dayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    After picking up four wickets in the first innings against Australia, Rangana Herath came back and castled David Warner on the fourth day of the first Test at Kandy to peg back the visitors. Photo: AFP Australia face an uphill struggle to save the first Test against Sri Lanka's rampant spinners after losing three early second innings wickets Friday while trying to chase down a formidable target of 268.

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  12. Shippers' Council's contribution to Sri Lanka import export sectors...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    July 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka Shippers' Council is largely contributing to the success of Sri Lanka's import and export sectors, Minister of Ports and Shipping Arjuna Ranatunga said. The Minister extending his wishes to mark the 50th anniversary of the Shippers' Council in a message said the employees' continued commitment, perseverance and a proper management contributed to the institutional development of the Council.

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  13. With eye on China, India doubles down on container hub portsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... capable of carrying up to 18,000 20-foot containers. By bringing onshore cargo handling now done at entrepots in Sri Lanka, Dubai and Singapore, Modi's government expects cargo traffic at its ports to jump by two-thirds by 2021 as India ramps up ...

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  14. CID questions former IGP over popular editor Lasantha Wickremetunga's murderRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    July 29, Colombo: The Criminal Investigation Department of Sri Lanka Police today questioned a former Inspector General of Police Mahinda Balasuriya in connection with the murder of former Sunday Leader Editor Lasantha Wickremetunga. The former IGP was summoned to the CID to record a statement on the Police Department's actions over the murder Wickrematunge.

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  15. Resurgent Sri Lanka leave Australia tricky chase in Kandy TestRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Johannesburg, July 29 : With bad light forcing early abandonment of play on day four of the opening Test against Sri Lanka, Australia face a tricky chase when they resume their innings on the final day in Kandy on Saturday. Australia were precariously placed at 83 for three when bad light forced umpires to call early stumps at the Pallekele Stadium.

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  16. Sushma chairs meet on India-Sri Lanka fishermen issueRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 29 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday chaired a meeting to discuss the way forward towards a permanent solution to the fishermen's issue between India and Sri Lanka. Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare/ Fisheries Radha Mohan Singh co-chaired the meeting, which was also attended by Minister of State for Transport, Highways and Shipping Radha Krishnan.

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  17. Cricket Nostalgia: Reliving Jaya and Sanga's record and 5 highest partnerships in TestsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    On this day in 2006, Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara put on the highest-ever partnership for any wicket in Test or first-class cricket. Let's relive the duo's innings and also look at the top five partnerships ever forged in Test cricket On this day in 2006, two Sri Lankan cricket stalwarts Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara put on the highest-ever partnership for any wicket in Test or first-class cricket.

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  18. AUS need 185 runs to win 1st Test against SL on Day 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CricketCountry.com

    Australia faced an uphill struggle to save the first Test against Sri Lanka's rampant spinners after losing three early second innings wickets Friday. Pallekele: Australia faced an uphill struggle to save the first Test against Sri Lanka 's rampant spinners after losing three early second innings wickets Friday while trying to chase down a formidable target of 268.

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  19. Australia toddle chasing 268 on Day 4Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Spinners accounted for three of Australia's top order wickets to put Sri Lanka in command of the first test on Friday as the tourists, chasing 268 to win, reached 83 for three at tea on the fourth day. Rangana Herath got the first breakthrough by bowling opener David Warner for one with the total on two.

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  20. Australia facing tough chase as Sri Lankan spinners knock off top orderRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Adam Voges and Steve Smith are at the crease as Australia need a further 185 runs with seven wickets remaining to beat Sri Lanka. Spinners accounted for three of Australia's top order wickets to put Sri Lanka in command of the first test on Friday as the tourists, chasing 268 to win, reached 83 for three when bad light forced an early end to the fourth day.

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