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Mahela Jayawardene

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Mahela Jayawardene's sensible 94* takes Sri Lanka to victory against India in 2005 Indian Oil Cup

August 3, 2005 - India, Sri Lanka and West Indies were part of a tri-series in 2005 hosted by Sri Lanka, called the Indian Oil Cup.
3 August 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara chew up records with 624-run stand against South Africa

July 29, 2006 - There was genuine friendship on display when Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene shared the field...
29 July 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Mahela Jayawardene is born - exquisite timer, astute leader

May 27, 1977 - Over a 17-year-long international career, Mahela Jayawardene represented Sri Lanka in 149 Test matches, 448 ODIs and 55 T20Is.
27 May 2020

The Best of Tests: Sri Lanka v Pakistan: Jayawardene-Samaraweera's 437-run stand and a Younis triple

1553 runs were scored over five days of cricket, within just three innings and this is when neither side's innings reached it completion
23 May 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Sri Lanka break final jinx with T20 World Cup win as Sangakkara, Jayawardene sign off in style

April 6, 2014 - After four losses in World Cup finals, Sri Lanka finally turned the tide with a commanding six-wicket win over India to win the 2014 World T20 and give a fitting farewell to legends Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene.
6 April 2020

Edwards and Jayawardena Join The Hundred

Charlotte Edwards and Mahela Jayawardena have been appointed as the Head Coaches for the Southampton-based team in The Hundred.
29 August 2019

Mahela Jayawardene withdraws from Natwest T20 Blast

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has decided to pull out from the upcoming season of Natwest T20 Blast citing personal reasons.
23 June 2017

Mahela Jayawardene confirms ICC proposal to reduce margin of umpire's call in DRS

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene has confirmed that the ICC Cricket Committee has submitted a recommendation to to reduce the margin of umpire's call in lbw decisions made using the Decision Review System.
10 June 2016

Rahul Dravid, Mahela Jayawardene included in ICC Cricket Committee

Batting greats Rahul Dravid and Mahela Jayawardene have been appointed to the International Cricket Council's Cricket Committee for a three-year term.
13 May 2016

Mahela Jayawardene disappointed with comments of SLC president

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene expressed his disappointment at the comments of the president of Sri Lanka Cricket, who was unhappy with the 38-year-old for accepting a consulting role with England in the upcoming ICC World Twenty20.
27 February 2016

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