Australia overcame a shaky start to defeat Sri Lanka in the final ODI, but captain Aaron Finch wants more

Captain Aaron Finch says Australia still needs to improve in swing conditions but was heartened by their determination after overcoming a poor batting start and challenging pitching to beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in the final ODI in Colombo. . Key points: Australia recovered from some early dismissals to defeat Sri Lanka, who had … Read more

England vs New Zealand Third Test Score: Henry Nicholls wicket stuns cricket, video

Henry Nicholls must have upset the gods of cricket into handing him a disgrace so unfortunate that no one who saw it could believe it. England’s Jack Leach was left pondering a ‘silly game’ after capturing the wicket from Henry Nicholls in a bizarre fashion on the opening day of the third Test against New … Read more

England vs New Zealand Third Test Score: Henry Nicholls wicket stuns cricket, video

Henry Nicholls must have upset the cricket gods into handing him such an unfortunate disgrace that no one who saw it could believe it. England’s Jack Leach was left pondering a ‘silly game’ after capturing Henry Nicholls’ wicket in bizarre fashion on the opening day of the third Test against New Zealand at Headingley. The … Read more

EXPLANATION: Why Sri Lanka’s economy collapsed and what’s next

Sri Lanka’s prime minister says the island nation’s debt-ridden economy has “collapsed” as it runs out of money to pay for food and fuel. With no cash to pay for imports of such necessities and already in default on his debt, he is seeking help from neighbors India and China and the International Monetary Fund. … Read more

Sri Lankan PM says economy ‘has collapsed’ and can’t buy oil

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka– Sri Lanka’s debt-ridden economy has “collapsed” after months of food, fuel and electricity shortages, its prime minister told lawmakers on Wednesday, in comments underlining the country’s dire situation as it seeks help from lenders. international. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told parliament that the South Asian country “faces a much more serious situation … Read more

Sri Lanka beats Australia by four runs in Colombo to clinch the ODI series 3-1 with one game to play

Australia’s looming challenge of making Sri Lanka’s testing grounds “extreme” has been laid bare, after being knocked out of the one-day series with a four-race loss at Colombo. Chasing 259, David Warner played a lone hand with 99 as Australia capitulated from 4-189 in the 36th to go all-in on 254 and down 3-1 in … Read more

Photos: Sri Lankan students march to demand the resignation of the president and prime minister | Protests News

Thousands of students from state universities marched in Colombo, Sri Lanka’s main city, to demand the resignation of the president and prime minister due to an economic crisis that has caused severe shortages of essential supplies and affected livelihoods and people education. The students say that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is responsible for the economic crisis, … Read more

Australia to provide $50 million in support to Sri Lanka

columbus [Sri Lanka]June 21 (ANI): Australia will provide $50 million in Official Development Assistance to help Sri Lanka meet urgent food and healthcare needs, the Australian Foreign Office announced on Monday. Sri Lanka is currently facing its worst economic crisis in seventy years, causing food, medicine and fuel shortages. The island nation’s worst economic crisis … Read more

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news roundup at 1000 GMT, June 20

COLOMBO — Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe began talks on Monday with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation visiting Sri Lanka. In a press release, Wickremesinghe’s media division said a 10-member IMF delegation is in Sri Lanka for 10 days. The IMF is here to discuss a rescue program for Sri Lanka, which is … Read more

Bankrupt Sri Lanka Opens IMF Talks, Shutdown Begins

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka closed schools and halted non-essential government services on Monday, beginning a two-week lockdown to conserve fast-depleting fuel stocks as the IMF opened talks with Colombo over a possible bailout. The country of 22 million people is mired in its worst economic crisis after running out of foreign currency to finance even the … Read more