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.

Jayawardene praises Mendis

2012-09-19 10:33

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has praised Ajantha Mendis after the spin's record-breaking effort helped beat Zimbabwe.

Jayawardene slams critics

2012-09-17 12:49

Sri Lanka's captain Mahela Jayawardene has hit back at suggestions his team have "choked" in major finals.

Sri Lanka bat first in 4th ODI

2012-07-31 11:08

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has won the toss and elected to bat first in the fourth one-day international against India.

Sri Lanka eye Test series win

2012-06-28 10:03

Sri Lanka are determined to prevent a Pakistan resurgence as they seek their first Test series win in three years.

Sri Lanka bat in first ODI

2012-06-07 11:20

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has elected to bat after winning the toss against Pakistan in the opening one-day international.

Daredevils book playoff spot

2012-05-15 20:18

The Delhi Daredevils have beaten the Kings XI Punjab to become the first team to reach the Indian Premier League playoffs.

Jayawardene thwarts England

2012-03-26 14:24

Skipper Mahela Jayawardene crafted a classy century to steer Sri Lanka out of trouble on day one of the first Test against England.

Sri Lanka stars finally paid

2012-03-16 10:17

Sri Lanka Cricket says it has paid all outstanding dues to its national team players, ending a period of uncertainty.

Jayawardene fined for dissent

2012-03-06 15:35

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene been fined 10% of his match fee after pleading guilty to a breach of the ICC Code of Conduct.


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.

Sri Lanka crush West Indies

2012-09-29 19:13

Sri Lanka have crushed West Indies by nine wickets in their World Twenty20 Super Eights group one match at Pallekele stadium.

World T20 to get under way

2012-09-18 08:08

Hosts Sri Lanka open cricket's World Twenty20 against Zimbabwe, kicking off the country's biggest ever sports event.

SL 'favourites' for World T20

2012-09-10 15:01

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene believes his team deserves to be favourite when the World Twenty20 starts later this month.

Sri Lanka bat in third ODI

2012-07-28 11:23

Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene has elected to bat after winning the toss against India in the third ODI in Colombo.

Sri Lanka bat in fourth ODI

2012-06-16 11:16

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has elected to bat after winning the toss against Pakistan in the fourth one-day international.

Sri Lanka seek ODI revival

2012-06-06 10:02

Sri Lanka will look to improve their recent one-day record against Pakistan when they clash in a five-match series.

England suffer triple-blow

2012-03-27 09:00

Sri Lanka have dismissed three top-order England batsmen cheaply to take charge of the first cricket Test at the Galle.

Sri Lanka recall Randiv

2012-03-23 11:41

Sri Lanka's cricket selectors have recalled off-spinner Suraj Randiv for the home Test series against England.

Sri Lanka send India into bat

2012-03-13 09:56

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has won the toss and sent India into bat in the second match of the limited-overs Asia Cup.

Mahela stars for Lankans

2012-02-24 13:17

Mahela Jayawardene has hit an aggressive half century to help guide Sri Lanka to an entertaining three-wicket win over Australia.

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