07:19 PM

No second guesses about who the Man of the Match is. It's Avishka Fernando. 

Back to the drawing board for the Gladiators, who now have just four games to save their LPL campaign. They will probably need to win every game from here if they are to make the semis. Looking at their performances though, that is a really tall ask. 

We'll be back in a bit for the second game in today's double header, between the Dambulla Viiking and the Kandy Tuskers. 

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One missing; over 12,000 affected due to Burevi

One person has gone missing while four others were injured and over 12,000 people have been affected due to the landfall of the cyclone Burevi in the East Coast of the country, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said.

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Plans have been made to open the airport in accordance with the COVID guidelines enabling foreign tourists to enter the country following the approval of the health authorities, Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga said.

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The Parliamentary Council has approved the appointment of Nimal Punchihewa as the new Chairman of the Election Commission.

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The GCE Ordinary Level (O/L) Examination could be held in March next year, said Minister of Education, Prof. G.L Peiris.

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Covid-19 recoveries cross 19,000

The total Covid-19 recoveries in the country today exceeded 19,000 with 728 more Covid-19 patients recovering and being discharged from hospitals.

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EDB Chairman steps down

Export Development Board (EDB)Chairman Prabhash Subasinghe has stepped down as the chairman after heading the country’s apex export promotion agency for one year.

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The cyclonic storm ‘BUREVI’ is gradually moving away from the country, the Department of Meteorology stated.

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Total Covid-19 cases in Colombo District exceed 10,000

The total Covid-19 cases in the Colombo District from the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda cluster surpassed 10,000 mark.

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Govt. awaits submission of experts’ committee report

Government awaits the submission of the experts’ committee report to decide on the modalities of using any vaccine approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Sri Lanka, an official said yesterday.

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No critical damage due to Burevi: DMC

No critical damage has been caused to respective areas due to Burevi cyclone, which entered Eastern Coast last night, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said.

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Mahara Prison inmate escapes from Ragama Hospital

An inmate who was admitted to the Colombo South Teaching Hospital after being injured during the unrest at the Mahara Prison has escaped from the hospital, police said

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Turmeric sufficient for local use will be harvested soon: Agri Minister

A crop of turmeric sufficient enough for local requirement will be harvested soon, Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said.

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Eighteen-hour water would be commenced at 10.00 a.m today and it will last until 4 a.m tomorrow in Wattala area, the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) said.

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Developments in Arjuna Mahendran’s extradition: Sabry

There is a new development with regard to the extradition of former Central Bank Governor Arjun Mahendran who is wanted for the Bond Scam, Minister of Justice Ali Sabry told Parliament yesterday.

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Not ‘Sir’ or Govt. failed, but 6.9Mn voters: Ruwan

It is not “Sir” or the Government that has failed, but those who voted for this Government, UNP Deputy Leader Ruwan Wijewardene said on Sunday.

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Isolation status in remaining areas to be reviewed: Ajith Rohana

Police Spokesman, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ajith Rohana said that most people in the isolated areas were following the health guidelines.

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Flare-up in Parliament yesterday on PUCSL

Heated arguments flared up in Parliament yesterday when SJB MP Harsha de Silva alleged that the government has decided to close down Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL).

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COVID-19 peak of second wave maybe over: Health authorities

Health authorities yesterday said that following a downward trend recorded in COVID-19 cases reported from isolated areas in the Western Province, the peak of the second wave may be over but PCR tests were being conducted across the country to detect any further clusters.

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Two more Covid-19 deaths reported; toll rises to 124

Two more individuals passed away due to Covid-19 increasing the death toll to 124, the Department of Government Information said.

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Total Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka surpass 25,000

The total Covid-19 cases so far reported in Sri Lanka crossed 25,000 with 528 more individuals testing positive for Covid-19.

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All scheduled flights informed about coming cyclone, no flights cancelled: BIA

Flights that are scheduled to arrive at the Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) have been informed about the Cyclone ‘Buravi’ that is forecasted to enter the country, the Airport Officer-in-Charge said.

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