Jayawardene out of 3rd ODI

2014-12-02 08:46

Sri Lanka Cricket says batsman Mahela Jayawardene has pulled out of the third ODI against England for personal reasons.

SL ponder life after Mahela

2014-08-20 10:35

Sri Lanka bank on young guns to see them through a transitional phase in Test cricket despite the departure of one batting great.

Mahela ends career on a high

2014-08-18 08:13

Mahela Jayawardene ended his 17-year Test career on a victorious note as Sri Lanka won the second and final Test against Pakistan.

Jayawardene in to bat at tea

2014-08-14 12:03

Mahela Jayawardene is into bat in his final Test as Sri Lanka build their first innings total on Day 1 against Pakistan.

Jayawardene bids adieu!

2014-08-12 07:43

Test cricket will bid farewell to one of its most elegant strokemakers when Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene quits the longer format.

Sri Lanka wary of Pakistan

2014-08-05 17:17

Rusty Pakistan and overworked Sri Lanka are set for an enthralling contest when they open a two-Test series in Galle.

Jayawardene ton guides SL

2014-07-24 14:09

Mahela Jayawardene hit an unbeaten century to take Sri Lanka to 305/5 at stumps on the first day of the second Test against SA.

Jayawardene to quit Tests

2014-07-14 10:43

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene will retire from Test cricket following the home series against SA and Pakistan.

Sri Lanka bank on stars

2014-06-20 14:41

Sri Lanka were once again left relying on batting greats Kumar Sangakara and Mahela Jayawardene to rebuild their innings.

SL duo to be reprimanded

2014-04-22 17:22

Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene are facing disciplinary action for their criticism of Sri Lanka cricket board officials.

Player dispute mars SL's party

2014-04-08 16:26

Sri Lanka's World T20 celebrations were marred by controversy over Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara's retirements.

Jayawardene off to World T20

2014-02-17 19:31

Mahela Jayawardene and Lahiru Thirimanne were included in Sri Lanka's squad for next month's World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.

Jayawardene joins 11 000 club

2014-01-19 16:32

Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene has joined the 11 000 Test runs club during their Test against Pakistan in Sharjah.

Silva, Mahela steady Sri Lanka

2014-01-09 10:39

Sri Lanka have reached 132-3 at lunch on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

Late strikes put Pakistan top

2014-01-02 16:15

Sri Lankan lost Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene off successive deliveries to put Pakistan in command of the first Test.

Jayawardene skips ODI, T20

2013-11-26 10:27

Former captain Mahela Jayawardene has opted out of Sri Lanka's limited-overs series against Pakistan in the UAE next month.

India impress Jayawardene

2013-06-19 09:01

Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene is under no illusions about the scale of the task confronting his side when they face India in Cardiff.

Sri Lanka pay row ends

2013-03-04 14:08

A pay dispute between Sri Lanka Cricket and its 23 centrally contracted players ended with the cricketers signing new contracts.

Jayawardene faults ODI laws

2013-01-17 11:03

Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene has called for an end to experimental fielding restrictions in one-day cricket.

Mahela demands character

2012-12-28 11:33

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has demanded his team show more character after their trouncing by Australia in the second Test.

Jayawardene to quit as capt

2012-12-13 10:40

Mahela Jayawardene says he will give up the captaincy after Sri Lanka's current Test and one-day tour of Australia.

Sri Lanka send Kiwis to bat

2012-11-10 11:21

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has won the toss and sent New Zealand to bat first in the fourth one-day international.

Jayawardene: New rule unfair

2012-11-05 17:14

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene says the new one-day international rule on field restrictions is disadvantageous to bowlers.

SL inherit SA's 'chokers' tag

2012-10-08 20:05

After yet another loss in a major final, Sri Lanka look like they've joined SA by "choking" when it really matters in big events.

T20 final not just about Gayle

2012-10-06 11:41

Sri Lanka's captain Mahela Jayawardene insists the World Twenty20 final against the West Indies will not hinge on just Chris Gayle.


Pakistan regroup for SL ODIs

2014-08-22 09:52

Pakistan and Sri Lanka begin a three-match one-day series hoping to gauge each other's firepower and bench strength.

Mahela chasing CWC dream

2014-08-18 17:32

Mahela Jayawardene left the Test scene vowing to devote his energies towards helping Sri Lanka win another 50-over World Cup.

Fired-up Pakistan rattle SL

2014-08-14 15:18

Mahela Jayawardene has scored four streaky runs in his last Test as Pakistan's bowlers dismantled Sri Lanka's first innings.

Jayawardene a 'rare brand'

2014-08-13 15:00

Cricketers like Mahela Jayawardene come around very rarely, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has said.

Sri Lanka take charge in Galle

2014-08-08 13:30

Kumar Sangakkara rose to fourth place in the list of century-makers as he and Mahela Jayawardene plundered Pakistan's bowlers.

Mahela relishes Proteas test

2014-07-25 22:16

Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene says he always cherishes playing cricket against South Africa.

SL wish for fitting farewell

2014-07-15 17:39

Sri Lanka are planning to give star batsman Mahela Jayawardene a fitting farewell by winning his remaining matches.

Jayawardene stands firm

2014-06-22 20:20

Mahela Jayawardene has steered Sri Lanka to a lead of more than a hundred runs in the second Test against England at Headingley.

SL's Jayawardene looking good

2014-06-05 16:30

Mahela Jayawardene was in typically fine touch as Sri Lanka faced Northamptonshire ahead of the first Test against England.

SL board hits back at stars

2014-04-09 14:31

Sri Lanka's cricket board and two senior players were locked in a war of words y, a day after the World T20 team returned home.

Jayawardene to exit T20s

2014-03-17 17:40

Mahela Jayawardene will retire from international Twenty20 cricket after this month's World Cup in Bangladesh.

SL get the runs in Dhaka

2014-01-29 13:36

An unbeaten double century by Mahela Jayawardene has helped Sri Lanka take a comanding position against Bangladesh.

SL tighten screws on Pakistan

2014-01-09 16:30

Mahela Jayawardene has defied injury to notch his 32nd century as Sri Lanka gained an upper hand over Pakistan in the second Test.

Mahela: No extra pressure

2014-01-06 14:53

Experienced Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene brushed aside talk of being under pressure to perform.

Jayawardene back for Tests

2013-12-23 14:33

Former captain Mahela Jayawardene has returned to Sri Lanka's squad for the three-Test series against Pakistan.

Jayawardene snubs T20, ODI's

2013-11-25 17:00

Mahela Jayawardene has opted out of the Twenty20 and ODI series against Pakistan starting next month citing personal reasons.

Sri Lankan duo reprimanded

2013-06-10 10:14

Former Sri Lankan captains Mahela Jayawardene and Tillakaratne Dilshan have been reprimanded for appealing excessively.

Injury rules Jayawardene out

2013-02-19 09:10

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has been ruled out of the forthcoming home series against Bangladesh.

Sri Lanka look to Durban spirit

2013-01-02 11:24

Sri Lanka will use the example of their turnaround on their last tour of SA to try and rescue a face-saving third Test victory.

SLC upset with Jayawardene

2012-12-23 15:37

Sri Lanka Cricket has accused Test captain Mahela Jayawardene of contract breach after he went public with a complaint.

SL brace for 'wounded' Oz

2012-12-05 09:12

Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene says he expects Australia to attack his men like "wounded soldiers" after a loss to SA.

Kiwis bat first in 3rd ODI

2012-11-06 11:00

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has won the toss and sent New Zealand in to bat first in the third ODI at Pallekele.

Lankans edge out Kiwis

2012-11-04 19:09

Captain Mahela Jayawardene hit an unbeaten 43 as Sri Lanka beat New Zealand on the Duckworth/Lewis method in Pallekele.

Mahela quits as T20 skipper

2012-10-07 22:03

Mahela Jayawardene has resigned as Sri Lanka's Twenty20 captain after their defeat to the West Indies in the World T20 final.

Sri Lanka bat against Pakistan

2012-10-04 15:20

Sri Lanka's captain Mahela Jayawardene won the toss and elected to bat in the World Twenty20 semi-final against Pakistan in Colombo.

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