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  1. First test drawn in Kolkata as bad light stops India, saves Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stuff.co.nz

    Bhuvneshwar Kumar took 4-8 as India almost grabbed an unlikely victory on the last day of the first test against Sri Lanka. India and Sri Lanka drew the first test on Monday as bad light saved the Sri Lankans after they collapsed to 75-7 chasing a target of 231.

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  2. Sri Lankan prime minister to meet PM Modi this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times of India

    ... arrives here on Tuesday and will speak at a key cybersecurity conference before meeting the Indian leadership. Sri Lanka has become an important partner for India both in the neighbourhood and in the Indian Ocean region. In addition, India is ...

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  3. Sri Lankan prime minister testifies in bond probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    Sri Lanka's prime minister appeared Monday before a commission that is probing alleged wrongdoing in the sale of government bonds that opposition lawmakers say led to a loss of about $1 billion. He told the commission that the government needed money to pay for projects such as road construction that the previous administration had carried out, but were never included in the official budget.

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  4. Lanka coach sees huge positives from drawn opening TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times of India

    Sri Lanka were finally able to pose a challenge to India in the first Test after being hammered in the home series and that, according to chief coach Nic Pothas, was a huge positive. KOLKATA: Sri Lanka were finally able to pose a challenge to India in the first Test after being hammered in the home series and that, according to chief coach Nic Pothas , was a huge positive.

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  5. Kolkata Test ends in draw despite Kohli, Bhuvi fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata , November 20 : The opening Test of the three-match series between India and Sri Lanka ended in a dramatic draw after the fifth day's play was stopped early due to bad light here at the Eden Gardens on Monday. Resuming at yesterday's score of 171-1, skipper Virat Kohli smashed a brilliant knock of 104, including 12 boundaries and six fifties, off just 119 deliveries to help India post a respectable second-innings score of 352-8 declared.

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  6. Sri Lanka hold on for tense draw after Kohli masterclassRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Rediff.com

    Skipper Virat Kohli hit one of the finest counter-attacking centuries in recent times as India nearly scripted an epic win before the first Test against Sri Lanka ended in a draw after a tantalising final day's cricket. Kohli's unbeaten 104 -- his 18th Test and 50th overall hundred saw India declaring their second innings at 352 for 8. This left Sri Lanka with an improbable 231 to chase in little over a session.

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  7. We could have won in another 5-6 overs: KL RahulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times of India

    Opener KL Rahul feels that had another six overs been available, India could have won the first Test against Sri Lanka, which ended in a draw after a riveting final day. KOLKATA: Opener KL Rahul feels that had another six overs been available, India could have won the first Test against Sri Lanka, which ended in a draw after a riveting final day.

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  8. India vs Sri Lanka: Visitors hold on for draw after Virat Kohlia s 18th Test tonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Indian Express

    After a disappointing show on Day 1 and Day 2 of the first Test, India made a roaring comeback and pulled back the game which looked in Sri Lanka's hand for the first three days. After the 166-run stand between Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul for the opening wicket, India rode on skipper Virat Kohli's 18th Test ton to post Sri Lanka a target of 231.

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  9. Sri Lanka amends law to improve investment climateRead the original story

    Monday | Xinhuanet

    Sri Lanka will revive one of its laws with a new amendment with the aim to improve investment climate, an official here said on Monday. Additional Secretary of the Justice Ministry Piyumanthi Peiris told Xinhua that the Commercial Mediation Centre of Sri Lanka Bill had been worked out to be enacted in Parliament soon.

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  10. Brandix eyes athleisure with Best Pacific fabric ventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Just-Style

    Leading Sri Lankan garment exporter Brandix is launching a joint venture with synthetic materials manufacturer Best Pacific of Hong Kong to produce warp knit synthetic fabric and webbing in Sri Lanka. An agreement signed by the two companies envisages the construction of a manufacturing facility in Pannala in the country's North Western Province.

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  11. Sri Lanka survive Indian pace attack as Eden Gardens game ends in a thrilling drawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cricket World

    India 172 & 352-8 v Sri Lanka 294 & 75-7 First Test, Eden Gardens, day five Scorecard After a blistering century from Virat Kohli helped India set a target of 231 for Sri Lanka, a four-wicket haul from Bhuvneshwar Kumar put the visitors under a considerable pressure at 75 for seven in the final innings as the first Test between the two teams ended in a thrilling draw. Chasing a tricky target, Sadeera Samarawickrama was castled by Bhuveshwar in the final ball of the first over while Mohammad Shami at the other end bowled Dimuth Karunaratne .

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  12. India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Social media eulogises Indiaa s a fight backaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Indian Express

    The first Test of the three-match series between India and Sri Lanka ended in a draw. Chasing a tricky total of 231, Sri Lanka were reduced to 7/75 in second innings before bad lights stopped play on Day 5. Earlier, riding on skipper Virat Kohli 's unbeaten ton, India posted 8/352 in second innings at Eden Gardens.

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  13. Sri Lanka survive after Bhuvi, Shami heroicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Indian Express

    India laid the perfect platform for a thrilling win against Sri Lanka with Virat Kohli scoring his 50th international century before Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar rocked the Sri Lanka batting line-up and pushed for a victory in the first Test at the Eden Gardens. But bad light, intentional delays by Sri Lankan batsmen and time consumed in DRS reviews made sure that the Test ends in a draw as Sri Lanka reached 75 for 7 when umpires asked teams that light was no longer good to play.

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  14. We are looking towards victory: DhawanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News Today

    ... fourth Test fifty. The two batsmen smashed 19 boundaries between them, including two sixes from Dhawan, forcing Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal to juggle his bowling options. Shanaka, with little time left until stumps, denied Dhawan what would ...

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  15. 'No dressing room help' for Perera's controversial reviewRead the original story

    Sunday | The Daily Star

    India's Mohammed Shami celebrates the wicket of Sri Lanka's Dilruwan Perera during the fourth day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka. Photo: AFP Sri Lanka's cricket board Sunday defended Dilruwan Perera after television replays suggested the batsman looked to the dressing room during a delayed review call in the first Test against India.

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  16. IND vs SL: We got excited instead of being patient, says Bhuvneshwar KumarRead the original story

    Sunday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... on the third afternoon. India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowls during the fourth day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens cricket stadium in Kolkata on November 19, 2017. Pic/AFP Conceding that they were "off target" he said: ...

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  17. DRS controversy: Dilruwan did not take dressing room help for review, states SLCRead the original story

    Sunday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Sri Lanka Cricket today clarified that Dilruwan Perera did not take dressing room help for a DRS review during the third day's play and the call was delayed due to confusion regarding availability of referral. Perera was adjudged LBW off Mohammed Shami by onfield umpire Nigel Llong in the last ball of the 57th over when he was struck on the backfoot by an in-dipper.

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  18. DRS controversy: Thisara may have got confused when I spoke to Llong, says HeratRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... doubt expressed by commentators soon went viral on social media. India's Mohammed Shami celebrates the wicket of Sri Lanka's Dilruwan Perera before the batsman reportedly looked towards the dressing room for a possible signal. Pic/AFP Remember ...

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  19. IND vs SL: Dhawan, Rahul 166-run stand makes up for first innings flopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    India, shot out for a paltry 172 in a first innings, were an uplifting 171 for 1 at stumps on Day Four of the rain-hit opening Test, wiping off a 122-run deficit for a 49-run lead. Their hopes of forcing a come-from-behind victory were all but quashed by a belligerent Sri Lanka earlier in the day.

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  20. Humanitarian appeal lodged for familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Southland Times

    ... cost of her treatment, plus the fact that the boys had grown up here and did not speak Singhalese (the language of Sri Lanka), he said. Baskets of Blessing's co-ordinator Tam Schurmann presented Walker with a petition signed by over 2000 people ...

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