Mahela Jayawardene

IPL 2018: Debutant Markande impresses Mumbai coach Jayawardene

IPL 2018: Debutant Markande impresses Mumbai coach Jayawardene

Mumbai talent scouts seem to have found a gem in rookie leg spinner Mayank Markande, who impressed one and all in the IPL opener against arch-rivals Chennai at the Wankhede Stadium here last evening.

Apr 08, 2018, 10:54 AM IST
Virender Sehwag, Shoaib Akhtar to resume their rivalry on ice

Virender Sehwag, Shoaib Akhtar to resume their rivalry on ice

Sehwag is not new to playing exhibition games outside India. He played the MCL in Dubai and was also part of Cricket.

Nov 22, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
Three years ago, Mahela Jayawardene retired, leaving a deep hole in Lankan team

Three years ago, Mahela Jayawardene retired, leaving a deep hole in Lankan team

What did not help was that Sangakkara retired exactly a year after Jayawardene, leaving as big a hole in the fortunes of Sri Lankan cricket. 

Aug 18, 2017, 17:56 PM IST
Mahela Jayawardene trolls Sri Lanka fan for undermining India's performance

Mahela Jayawardene trolls Sri Lanka fan for undermining India's performance

Recently he had trolled an Indian fan for saying that MS Dhoni is faster than Usain Bolt.

Aug 13, 2017, 22:58 PM IST
Mahela Jayawardene trolls fan for saying 'MS Dhoni is faster than Usain Bolt'

Mahela Jayawardene trolls fan for saying 'MS Dhoni is faster than Usain Bolt'

Millions around the world, paid a tribute to sprint king, who had to settle for bronze in the last 100m race of his career.

Aug 07, 2017, 22:20 PM IST
Sri Lanka great Mahela Jayawardene distances himself from India coach job

Sri Lanka great Mahela Jayawardene distances himself from India coach job

Thus, contenders for the post of India's head coach still remains Virender Sehwag, Richard Pybus, Tom Moody, Lalchand Rajput and Dodda Ganesh although Ravi Shastri is also expected to join the list.

Jun 26, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
Mahela Jayawardene pulls out of Lancashire stint due to 'personal reasons'

Mahela Jayawardene pulls out of Lancashire stint due to 'personal reasons'

The former Sri Lanka captain scored nearly 12,000 Test runs at an average of just under 50 in 149 Tests.

Jun 23, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
Lasith Malinga back but Mumbai Indians lose Ambati Rayudu following groin injury

Lasith Malinga back but Mumbai Indians lose Ambati Rayudu following groin injury

Malinga, who warmed up for the 10th season of Indian Premier League with a hat-trick against Bangladesh, will add mettle to the Mumbai franchise's bowling attack.

Apr 09, 2017, 09:56 AM IST
World Cup final loss against India did hurt, but it's past, says Mahela Jayawardene

World Cup final loss against India did hurt, but it's past, says Mahela Jayawardene

He also praised IPL as a fine platform for allowing young players to grow up in stature and reach the international level.

Apr 02, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
IPL 10: Mumbai Indians to begin preparatory camp under Mahela Jayawardene on April 25

IPL 10: Mumbai Indians to begin preparatory camp under Mahela Jayawardene on April 25

The nine-day preparatory camp will be held at Wankhede Stadium till April 2.

Mar 24, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene shuts up a Twitter troll

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene shuts up a Twitter troll

Even after retiring, the former captain has a lot of respect in the hearts of his fans and many Indians defended him.

Mar 09, 2017, 20:51 PM IST
PSL 2017: Chris Gayle, Kumar Sangakkara refuse to play league final in Lahore due to security reasons

PSL 2017: Chris Gayle, Kumar Sangakkara refuse to play league final in Lahore due to security reasons

The league will now give franchisees the option to draft new players in case contracted international stars opt out of the March 5 final at Lahore due to security reasons.

Feb 21, 2017, 12:54 PM IST
Billy Bowden changes his mind mid-decision in hilarious style — VIDEOS

Billy Bowden changes his mind mid-decision in hilarious style — VIDEOS

It happened during a Super Smash match between Northern Districts at Central Districts, at Seddon Park, Hamilton.

Dec 24, 2016, 15:56 PM IST
497 runs in 40 overs: Mahela Jayawardene's epic ton in vain in highest-scoring T20 game ever

497 runs in 40 overs: Mahela Jayawardene's epic ton in vain in highest-scoring T20 game ever

Jayawardene, who has been out of international cricket for quite some time now, showed his class yet again and scored a brilliant 116 runs of just 89 balls.

Dec 22, 2016, 13:49 PM IST
Ricky Ponting quits Indian Premier League — ready for major Cricket Australia role?

Ricky Ponting quits Indian Premier League — ready for major Cricket Australia role?

There is a school of thought in cricketing fraternity that only when a big role with country's cricket board comes calling then only does someone decides to forego franchise cricket coaching offers.

Nov 19, 2016, 20:35 PM IST
IPL 10: Mahela Jayawardene replaces Ricky Ponting as Mumbai Indians head coach

IPL 10: Mahela Jayawardene replaces Ricky Ponting as Mumbai Indians head coach

Jayawardene, 39, had previously played for other IPL frachises Kings XI Punjab, Kochi Tuskers and Delhi Daredevils.

Nov 18, 2016, 18:52 PM IST
Complete list of 500+ partnerships in First-class cricket

Complete list of 500+ partnerships in First-class cricket

Ravindra Jadeja is the only player, beside West Indies legend Frank Worrell, to have featured twice in the list.

Oct 14, 2016, 18:30 PM IST
Maharashtra duo shatters Ranji record, but untimely declaration left them 30 runs shy of world record stand

Maharashtra duo shatters Ranji record, but untimely declaration left them 30 runs shy of world record stand

The world record partnership in First-Class cricket is 624 between Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara.

Oct 14, 2016, 17:11 PM IST
Dilshan equalled services of Jayawardena, Sangakkara for Sri Lankan cricket: Mathews

Dilshan equalled services of Jayawardena, Sangakkara for Sri Lankan cricket: Mathews

While Sunday`s match will be his last ODI, Dilshan will retire completely after playing two T20s against Australia on Sept. 6 and Sept. 9.

Aug 28, 2016, 20:07 PM IST
List of most 200-plus innings in Test Cricket

List of most 200-plus innings in Test Cricket

Australia`s Don Bradman, still regarded as cricket`s greatest batsman, heads the list with a stunning 12 double centuries in just 52 Tests.

Aug 13, 2016, 23:07 PM IST