Williamson scored 103 on his NZ return before Ronchi took them home vs SL; NZ lead 7-match series 2-1.
Rajiv Gandhi’s Colombo policy was flawed. It turned both Tamils and Sinhalese against New Delhi and dented the image of the Indian army.
India dismissed reports that the Colombo station chief of RAW had been expelled in the run up to Presidential polls.
An Indian foreign ministry spokesman denied any expulsion and said that transfers were routine decisions.
Sri Lankan voters ousted two-time president Mahinda Rajapaksa on January 8 from power.
The exit of Rajapaksa is a diplomatic problem in the near term for Beijing.
Kumaran Pathmanathan was “arrested” In August 2009 and welcomed in Lanka as a VVIP.
In the Sri Lanka polls, Mahinda Rajapaksa concedes defeat to opposition candidate Sirisena.
In the run up to the election, he pledged to abolish the executive presidency within 100 days of being elected.
“I congratulate the people of Sri Lanka on the peaceful and democratic poll process,” Modi said.
Along with many other TNA leaders, Wigneswaran hopes that the system will change if Sirisena comes to power.
Lasith Malinga picked up an ankle surgery in September and missed the team’s ODI series against India and England.
New Zealand bowl out Sri Lanka, chasing 390 for win, for 196 to win 2nd Test by 193 runs; claim series 2-0.
Sanga had indicated the 2nd Test could be his last with intention of retiring after WC which starts Feb 15.
Sri Lanka reach 78/5 at stumps on Day 1 after dismissing New Zealand for 221 in first innings in 2nd Test.
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