Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena (File Photo: Twitter)

Sri Lanka drops probe into 2011 WC final fixing allegations

Colombo: The probe into match-fixing allegations surrounding the 2011 ICC World Cup final launched by the Sri Lankan Sports Ministry’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has ended, said Chief of the SIU SSP Jagath Fonseka on Friday. Fonseka was quoted as saying by local media that the investigation, which included taking statements from Sri Lankan players […]

Tamil Nadu police on alert following reports of 6 LeT terrorists entered state (Photo: IANS)

High alert in Tamil Nadu after intelligence report says 6 LeT terrorists have infiltrated state – 1 min read

Chennai: Security has been tightened in Tamil Nadu following an intelligence alert that six Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists have entered the state through Sri Lanka, the police said on Friday. The group comprises one Pakistani national and five from Sri Lanka, the police said. Speaking to mediapersons, Chennai Police Commissioner A.K. Viswanathan confirmed that an intelligence alert […]

Former Sri Lanka skipper Sanath Jayasuriya (File Photo/IANS)

ICC to keep Sanath Jayasuriya away from players, officials

Leeds:  Banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for two years, former Sri Lanka skipper Sanath Jayasuriya was at the Headingley Cricket Ground on Saturday to watch the World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka. He was seen in the stands, watching the game along with another former Sri Lanka skipper Aravinda de Silva. […]