Mahela Jayawardene

Ian Bell eager to work with Mahela Jayawardene

England batsman, Ian Bell, is eager to work with Mahela Jayawardene, who was appointed as the team's batting consultant for the three-match Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
16 September 2015

Off The Mark - How it began for...Mahela Jayawardene - Cricket World TV

In our latest series of 'Off The Mark' we find out how Sri Lankan legend Mahela Jayawardene got into the game and what drove him to become one of his country's finest players.
15 August 2015

One piece of advice...Mahela Jayawardene says 'keep it simple' - Cricket World TV

We start a brand new series of videos where we ask current and former players to offer us "one piece of advice" to pass on to people just starting out in the game. Mahela Jayawardene says "keep it simple".
5 August 2015

Mahela Jayawardene Excited About Caribbean Premier League

The 2015 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will be Mahela Jayawardene’s second taste of the tournament and he is already looking forward to playing a big role for the Jamaica Tallawahs.
20 May 2015

Farokh Engineer: What Happened To Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka were terrible today. I don't know what got into them - nerves? But they are all experienced players, fantastic players, says Lycamobile ambassador Farokh Engineer.
18 March 2015

Mahela Jayawardene Praises Lasith Malinga's Commitment

Sri Lankan middle-order batsman Mahela Jayawardene heaped praises on fellow teammate and pacer Lasith Malinga who made a direct return to international cricket in the World Cup after a five-month hiatus.
16 March 2015

Sri Lanka Just Scrape Through Against Spirited Afghanistan

Mahela Jayawardene's temperament and Thisara Perera's hitting strength spared Sri Lanka's blushes as they just scraped past Afghanistan by four wickets in their World Cup Pool A game in Dunedin.
22 February 2015

Sri Lanka - Underdog Over-Achievers

Sri Lanka. Perpetual underdogs. Perpetual over-achievers. They have never entered a World Cup as title favorites. They have never entered a World Cup with the best batting or the best bowling line-ups. Their run-ups to most World Cups isn't smooth either.
9 February 2015

AB De Villiers - The Most Versatile Modern Cricketer

‘Precocious’. Prodigy. Words used for unbound talent surprisingly beyond age, beyond the age one is born into. Then there are players like AB de Villiers whose abilities push even the definitions of such words.
4 February 2015

Williamson Makes Winning Return

Kane Williamson marked his comeback from a shoulder injury with a match-winning century as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in the fourth One-Day International in Nelson.
20 January 2015

McCullum Sets Up New Zealand Win

Brendon McCullum smashed 51 in 22 balls and Corey Anderson added 81 as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by three wickets in the first One-Day International in Christchurch.
11 January 2015

Hoggy's View: Lots Of Questions, Not Many Answers From England's Tour Of Sri Lanka

I said before England headed to Sri Lanka that this would be a tough assignment for them, and so it proved. It was always going to be the case going there with an untried team.
17 December 2014

Dilshan, Jayawardene Put Seal On Thumping Win

Tillakaratne Dilshan marked his 300th ODI with a century and Mahela Jayawardene waved farewell to Sri Lanka with a wicket as Sri Lanka thrashed England by 87 runs in the seventh and final game in Colombo.
16 December 2014

Ashan Priyanjan Replaces Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene will miss the third One-Day International between Sri Lanka and England in Hambantota tomorrow and has been replaced in the home side's squad by Ashan Priyanjan.
2 December 2014

Dominant India Seal ODI Series

India produced another dominant performance to beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the third One-Day International in Hyderabad and move into an unassailable 3-0 series lead.
9 November 2014

Around The Grounds: The Sun Shines As India Collapse

After last week's edition of Around The Grounds featured clubs and teams battling the weather, this week was a much more sunny affair.
19 August 2014

Video - The Time Was Right To Retire - Jayawardene

Watch as former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene says he had a 'gut feeling' that at the age of 37, the time was right for him to retire from Test cricket.
18 August 2014

Winning Farewell For Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene's final Test ended in victory and a 2-0 series win over Pakistan after Sri Lanka completed a 105-run win over Pakistan in the second and final game in Colombo.
18 August 2014

Sri Lanka Close In On Victory

Mahela Jayawardene signed off from Test cricket with his 50th half-century before Sri Lanka reduced Pakistan to 127 for seven in pursuit of a target of 271 on day four of the second and final Test in Colombo.
17 August 2014

Herath Takes Nine, Jayawardene Begins Final Innings

Rangana Herath returned figures of nine for 127 and Mahela Jayawardene began his final Test innings as Sri Lanka closed day three of the second and final Test against Pakistan 165 runs ahead.
16 August 2014


(Almost) all smiles for Pakistan

"The Lancashire public just loved me"