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World Test Championship will keep the format 'healthy': Mahela Jayawardene

On Monday, the ICC officially launched the inaugural edition of the WTC, which will get underway with the five-match Ashes series between England and Australia from August 1, 2019.

Jul 30, 2019, 16:03 PM IST

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 kicks off with 60-second challenge

The opening ceremony was hosted by former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff and cricket presenters Shibani Dandekar and Paddy McGuinness.

May 30, 2019, 00:43 AM IST

Mahela Jayawardene declines Sri Lanka Cricket's World Cup offer

Jayawardene, who recently guided the Mumbai Indians to their fourth Indian Premier League victory, has in the past presented plans to change the country's domestic cricket system, only for the proposals to be rejected by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).

May 26, 2019, 19:14 PM IST

Hot conditions in England would be an advantage for sub-continent teams: Kevin Pietersen

Pietersen fears that if the ball swung like it did in the West Indies, England could be in trouble. 

Apr 04, 2019, 17:49 PM IST

Decline in talent, lack of passion saddens me: Muttiah Muralitharan on Sri Lankan cricket

Sri Lanka has been losing against all Test playing nations whether at home or away. 

Feb 09, 2019, 18:27 PM IST

Hardik Pandya has to work harder to be consistent: MI coach Mahela Jayawardene

Opener Suryakumar Yadav (34) and Krunal Pandya (24) were the only batsmen to reach double figures as Mumbai suffered a 31-run loss, their fifth defeat in six IPL matches.

Apr 25, 2018, 11:12 AM IST

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

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

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

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'

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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