Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene

Batter

Batting Style Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style Right Arm Medium
Age 46 years
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14 May 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

Decoding overseas batters with T20I centuries in West Indies

West Indies and USA will co-host the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup, which will get underway on June 1.

14 May 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

Players with most POTM awards in T20 World Cup history

Fans have their eyes on the calendar as the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup will get underway on June 1.

12 May 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: Who owns most runs as captain?

The 2024 Men's ICC T20 World Cup will be underway on June 1 in the Caribbean and USA.

09 May 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

Who owns most runs in a T20 World Cup edition? 

The 2024 ICC T20 World Cup is set to begin on June 1.

07 May 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: Who has most runs in winning cause?

The 2024 Men's ICC T20 World Cup will be underway on June 1 in the Caribbean and USA.

04 Mar 2024

Kusal Mendis

Kusal Mendis hammers his fifth T20I fifty versus Bangladesh: Stats

Veteran Sri Lanka batter Kusal Mendis smoked a brilliant half-century in the opening T20I against Bangladesh in Sylhet.

17 Feb 2024

Wanindu Hasaranga

1st T20I, Wanindu Hasaranga shines with 67 versus Afghanistan: Stats

Sri Lanka skipper Wanindu Hasaranga was at his dominant best in the first T20I against Afghanistan in Dambulla.

Rachin Ravindra scripts records with maiden double-ton against South Africa

New Zealand's rising sensation Rachin Ravindra has brought up his maiden double-century in Tests.

30 Jan 2024

Ollie Pope

Record-breaking Test knocks by visiting batters on India soil

Ollie Pope starred in England's historic win over India in the 1st Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.

15 Dec 2023

Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya replaces Rohit Sharma as Mumbai Indians captain: Details

Five-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Mumbai Indians have appointed Hardik Pandya as the new captain of the side.

20 Nov 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

Decoding list of centurions in ODI World Cup finals

Australia powered themselves to a massive win over India in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 in Ahmedabad on Sunday.

22 Oct 2023

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli becomes fourth player to complete 150 ODI catches

India's batting talisman Virat Kohli has accomplished yet another milestone but this time in the fielding department.

09 Oct 2023

Virat Kohli

Decoding Virat Kohli's dream run in ICC white-ball tournaments

Virat Kohli shattered a plethora of records with a match-winning knock in India's 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup opener against Australia at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium.

09 Oct 2023

Virat Kohli

Where does Virat Kohli rank among World Cup's top scorers?

Indian batting talisman Virat Kohli played a match-winning knock in India's 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup opener against Australia at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium.

01 Oct 2023

Virat Kohli

5 feats Virat Kohli can accomplish in 2023 World Cup

The 2023 edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup will get underway on October 5 with 10 teams taking part.

25 Sep 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

ICC Cricket World Cup: Presenting batters with most centuries

Fans have their eyes on the calendar with the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup being just around the corner.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Decoding Sri Lanka's stats and records

After being outplayed by India in the 2023 Asia Cup final, Sri Lanka will look to show their character in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup, starting October 5.

13 Aug 2023

Shubman Gill

4th T20I: Gill-Jaiswal shatter these partnership records against WI

Team India earned a series-leveling nine-wicket triumph in the fourth and penultimate T20I against West Indies on Saturday.

10 Aug 2023

Virat Kohli

5 milestones Virat Kohli can accomplish in 2023 Asia Cup

The 2023 edition of the Asia Cup, which will be played in the ODI format, will get underway on August 30.

27 Jul 2023

Angelo Mathews

Angelo Mathews smokes his ninth Test fifty versus Pakistan: Stats

Veteran Sri Lankan batter Angelo Mathews slammed a fighting fifty against Pakistan in the recently-concluded second and final Test in Colombo.

24 Jul 2023

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma breaks Mahela Jayawardene's special Test record: Stats

Rohit Sharma went hammer and tongs against West Indies in India's second innings of the ongoing second Test at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad.

12 Mar 2023

Angelo Mathews

NZ vs SL: Angelo Mathews clocks his 14th Test century

Veteran Sri Lankan all-rounder Angelo Mathews brought up his 14th Test ton in the ongoing series opener versus New Zealand.

15 Jan 2023

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli smashes his 46th ODI century; becomes 5th-highest run-scorer

Extending his purple patch, Virat Kohli recorded his 46th ODI ton in the third and final ODI of the series versus Sri Lanka.

17 Sep 2022

Mumbai Indians (MI)

MI Emirates appoint Shane Bond as head coach: Details here

Kiwi legend Shane Bond has been appointed as head coach of Mumbai Indians-owned MI Emirates in the UAE's inaugural ILT20 League, commencing January 2023.

15 Sep 2022

Mark Boucher

IPL: MI set to name Mark Boucher as head coach

According to ESPNcricinfo, Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians (MI) are set to appoint Mark Boucher as their head coach.

Mahela Jayawardene, Zaheer Khan handed new roles at Mumbai Indians

IPL franchise Mumbai Indians (MI) have appointed Mahela Jayawardene as their head of performance.

11 Aug 2022

Joe Root

Can Babar Azam become number one Test batter? Jayawardene answers

Babar Azam is one of the most gifted batters of the current generation.

21 Oct 2021

Virat Kohli

ICC T20 World Cup: Decoding the unique records held

The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is currently underway and the Super 12s stage will start from Saturday onwards with the big guns going forward with their campaign.

IPL 2021: 'Purely a skill-based selection', Jayawardene on Arjun Tendulkar

After the completion of IPL 2021 player auction, Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene asserted that Arjun Tendulkar has been picked by the franchise purely on the basis of his skills.

Angelo Mathews smashes 11th career Test ton: Records broken

Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Angelo Mathews brought up his 11th career Test century in the ongoing Day 1 of the second Test against England in Galle.

27 Oct 2020

Happy Birthday

Kumar Sangakkara turns 43: A look at his monumental records

Sri Lankan maestro Kumar Sangakkara turned 43 on Tuesday.

#ThisDayThatYear: The highest ever partnership in Test cricket

On this day in 2006, Sri Lankan greats Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene went on to record the highest partnership of all time in Test cricket.

SL Minister submits nine-page report to support match-fixing claims

Former Sri Lanka sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage, on Thursday, submitted a detailed report to back his claims that the ICC World Cup 2011 final was fixed.

#ThisDayThatYear: Slinga Malinga stuns South Africa with a hat-trick

Lasith Malinga defied the laws of cricket with his quirky action bowling action after announcing himself in 2004.

ICC committee member Mahela Jayawardene is against four-day Tests

ICC Cricket Committee member Mahela Jayawardene on Wednesday said Tests should remain a five-day affair.

25 Sep 2018

Rohit Sharma

Asia Cup 2018: India are better than others, says Jayawardene

Former Sri Lankan cricketer and legend Mahela Jayawardene has said India are better than the rest of teams, participating in the Asia 2018.

Unusual dismissals in cricket you might not have heard of

A cricket dismissal occurs when the batsman is disallowed from continuing to bat anymore in an innings.

#StatAttack: Greatest middle-order batsmen in ODIs of yesteryears

Batting in the middle order, in ODIs, is always tricky and scoring a match-winning knock coming in, at number 4 or later, takes some serious hitting.

15 Jun 2018

Sri Lanka

Mahela Jayawardene slams Lankan board, turns down consultant's role

Mahela Jayawardene slammed the Sri Lankan cricket board and turned down the role of a consultant which was offered to him.

All you need to know about the Ice Cricket Tournament

Cricket fans, from across the globe, will have some exciting days ahead as some of their favourite former cricketers will get back into action in the icy cold weather of Switzerland.