The sport's greatest wicket-taker, Muttiah Muralitharan, said: 'I see there is improvement'
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Sunday 20 March 2011
Friday 04 March 2011
Thursday 20 January 2011
Authorities arrested 110 organized crime suspects in the northeastern United States and one in Italy today in what the FBI called the largest single-day operation against the Mafia in history.
Saturday 20 November 2010
Opener Tharanga Paranavitana's dogged innings helped Sri Lanka hold West Indies to a draw in the first Test despite the batsman missing out on his third Test century. Sri Lanka reached tea on the final day on 241 for 4 – a second-innings lead of 39 – before rain prevented any play in the final session.
Saturday 06 November 2010
The president of Sri Lanka has called off a visit to Britain after exiled Tamil groups announced that they would attempt to have him arrested over alleged war crimes.
Saturday 25 September 2010
Thursday 09 September 2010
Sri Lanka's parliament voted to eliminate term limits for the president yesterday, a move critics say could lead to dictatorship.
Saturday 31 July 2010
Anyone with a ticket for tomorrow's play here may have been prepared to argue otherwise while 12 wickets were falling in the space of 33 overs, but thank heavens for a bit of unpredictable bounce and conditions that encouraged swing bowling.
Wednesday 28 July 2010
Friday 09 July 2010
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said yesterday that he was recalling the senior United Nations official in Sri Lanka and closing an office in Colombo because of anti-UN protests there led by a government minister.
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Friday 11 June 2010
The beautiful island of Sri Lanka, for many years a choice destination for honeymooners and other seekers of romance, appears to have grown weary of affection, at least of the domestic variety.
Saturday 22 May 2010
Tuesday 18 May 2010
An investigation into the last months of Sri Lanka's bloody civil war released yesterday claims that government forces were responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands more civilians than previously estimated, and targeted hospitals and humanitarian operations as part of their final onslaught on the rebel Tamil Tigers.
Saturday 01 May 2010
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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