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Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene, Former Captain, Handed Bigger Responsibilities At Sri Lanka Cricket

Dec 13, 2021 PTI

Sri Lanka Cricket appointed Mahela Jayawardene as a consultant coach for the national teams. Currently, he is helping the Sri Lanka side as they prepare for next year’s ICC U-19 World Cup to be held in West Indies.

Mahela Jayawardena, Shaun Pollock, Janette Brittin To Be Inducted Into ICC Hall Of Fame

Nov 13, 2021 PTI

The three cricketers will be formally inducted by fellow ICC Hall of Famer, Sir Clive Lloyd before the T20 World Cup final in Dubai on Sunday.

ICC T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka Rope In Mahela Jayawardene As Consultant

The decision by Sri Lanka Cricket has been taken keeping in mind Jayawardene's tremendous track record with Mumbai Indians in the IPL.

IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians' Domestic Players On Way Home, Mahela Jayawardene Heads To Maldives

May 06, 2021 PTI

Mumbai Indians players and support staff from New Zealand, South Africa and the Caribbean will fly to Auckland, Johannesburg and Trinidad on their respective charter flights

Bowling To India Will Be A Different Ball Game For England Spinners, Says Mahela Jayawardene

Left-arm spinner Leach claimed 10 wickets in the two-match series while off-spinner Bess took 12 in England's 2-0 victory.

25 November, 2020

ICC Opens Fan Voting For Awards Of The Decade - Check How To Vote And Win Prizes; Complete List Of Nominees

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The top fan prize for voters is a once in a lifetime experience at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 in India, including flights, accommodation, and pitch-side access to a Super 12s match

03 July, 2020

2011 World Cup Final Fixing Claims: No Evidence Found, Sri Lanka Police Calls Off Probe


Former Sri Lanka sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage had alleged that the 2011 World Cup final, which India won, was fixed by "certain parties" leading to an inquiry by the Special Investigation Division of the Police

30 June, 2020

Bowlers Now Up Against Better Batsmen, Reckons Mahela Jayawardene


At the peak of Mahela Jayawardene's career, international cricket was flooded with world-class bowlers, something many feel is not the case now

22 June, 2020

Rohit Sharma Is Not An Instinctive Captain, He Does His Homework: Mahela Jayawardene


Mumbai Indians, led by Rohit Sharma, is the IPL's most successful franchise, having won the cash-rich league a record four times

20 June, 2020

How Can One Fix A Match And Not Be Part Of Playing XI - Mahela Jayawardene Hits Back


After a former sports minister's match-fixing claims, Sri Lanka government on Friday launched a probe into the 2011 World Cup final

02 May, 2020

Mahela Jayawardene Sees No Harm In Having Players With Big Egos


Mahela Jayawardene has achieved considerable success in leadership roles in recent years, first as a captain and then coach, and said he has always backed his players to the hilt

21 April, 2020

Monty Panesar Picks Best Batsmen Of His Playing Days


Talking about some of his other contemporaries, Monty Panesar picked Sri Lankan duo Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene as the best players of spin bowling

04 August, 2019

Happy Friendship Day: Top Five Best Friends In Sports

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While everyone is busy greeting their friends, Happy Friendship Day, why don't we take a look at the top five friendships in sports across the world.

03 July, 2019

OPINION | Avishka Fernando Is The Spark Sri Lankan Cricket Needed: Mahela Jayawardene

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Avishka Fernando scored 104 against a quality West Indies attack. Mahela Jayawardene says he is the future of Sri Lankan cricket

28 June, 2019

The Hundred: Legends Taking The Plunge, But How Much Do You Know About The New Format, New Cricket League


Some of the legendary names in the franchise-based cricket leagues reportedly agreed to sign up with various teams in England, which is starting a new concept cricket tournament. Here's everything you need to know about The Hundred

23 June, 2019

OPINION | It's Not About Six Packs, It's About Lasith Malinga's Bowling Skills. Respect That: Mahela Jayawardene

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Lasith Malinga took 4/43 as he produced a match-winning performance against England in Leeds. That win puts Sri Lanka in contention for a top four berth, says Mahela Jayawardene.

05 June, 2019

Mahela Jayawardene Column: Sri Lanka Batsmen Must Believe In Themselves And Play Better In This Cricket World Cup 2019

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In this Cricket World Cup 2019, points on the board are vital for Sri Lanka but there is still a lot more to come from this team, particularly in the batting department, writes Mahela Jayawardene

31 May, 2019

Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand Upbeat Ahead of Opener Against Sri Lanka

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Kane Williamson's New Zealand start clear favourites in their 2019 Cricket World Cup opener against Sri Lanka, a side that has slumped to ninth in the ODI rankings.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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