Pakistan’s bowlers dominated day one against Sri Lanka as Test cricket returned to the country following a 10-year absence.
Captain Azhar Ali admits it will be an emotional moment when he leads his side out in the first Test to be held in Pakistan for over a decade.
An elder from an ancient Sri Lankan tribe has visited Scotland to collect human remains that will be returned to his homeland.
Sri Lanka’s newly-elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has sworn in as prime minister his brother and former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, capping a victorious return to power of the siblings credited with a military victory over Tamil rebels – but also implicated in human rights violations.
Sri Lanka’s new president has been sworn in and appealed to minority Tamils and Muslims who voted against him to give their support.
Sri Lanka’s former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has secured a comfortable victory in the nation’s presidential election.
The return of limited-overs international cricket to Pakistan after a 10-year absence following a terrorist attack targeting a foreign team has coincided with a renewed plea from the country’s cricket chief to recommence full, in-bound tours, including Test matches.
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