Articles about Mahela Jayawardene
Mahela Jayawardene is a former Sri Lankan cricket player and cricket coach. As of 2021, he serves as the Chairman of the Sri Lanka National Sports Council and the coach for Mumbai Indians in the IPL. He is known for his batting skills and is considered one of the most successful captains in Sri Lanka. In a career span of about 18 years, he has played 149 Test matches and 448 ODIs. In 1995, Jayawardene made his debut for the Sinhalese Sports Club. In 1997, he made his debut in international cricket in a Test match against India where he scored 66 runs. His ODI debut came in 1998 against Zimbabwe. Jayawardene is the first player in Sri Lankan cricket history to score over 10,000 Test runs. He is the second player from Sri Lanka after Sanath Jayasuriya to score over 10,000 ODI runs. He played a crucial role in Sri Lanka's win in the ICC World T20 2014. Jayawardene has also played for Kings XI Punjab in 2010, Kochi Tuskers Kerala in 2011, and Delhi Daredevils in 2012. He bid farewell to Test cricket in 2014 and retired from ODIs in 2015.
21 Oct 2021
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.
19 Feb 2021
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.
22 Jan 2021
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.
02 Dec 2020
India win third ODI against Australia: List of records broken
The Indian cricket team has won its first game in the ongoing tour of Australia.
02 Dec 2020
Kohli reaches 12,000 ODI runs, breaks Sachin Tendulkar's long-standing record
Run Machine Virat Kohli continued his splendid run with an astonishing innings in the third ODI against Australia.
02 Dec 2020
England thrash SA in third T20I: List of records broken
England completed a clean sweep over South Africa after winning the third T20I by nine wickets.
01 Dec 2020
Australia vs India, 3rd ODI: Records that can be broken
The Aussies have completely overpowered Team India on the high-profile tour so far.
27 Nov 2020
Australia beat India in first ODI: List of records broken
Australia overcame India in the first ODI of the three-match series on Friday.
24 Nov 2020
Kohli, Ashwin nominated for ICC Player of the Decade Award
India skipper Virat Kohli and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin have been nominated for the ICC Player of the Decade Award.
10 Nov 2020
IPL final the biggest thing after World Cup: Kieron Pollard
Mumbai Indians all-rounder Kieron Pollard believes the grand finale of Indian Premier League (IPL) is the "biggest thing" in cricket after the World Cup final.
27 Oct 2020
Kumar Sangakkara turns 43: A look at his monumental records
Sri Lankan maestro Kumar Sangakkara turned 43 on Tuesday.
07 Oct 2020
IPL: Decoding performance of MS Dhoni against Kolkata Knight Riders
The impending game of IPL 2020 will see Chennai Super Kings taking on the Kolkata Knight Riders.
25 Sep 2020
IPL 2020, DC beat CSK: List of records broken
Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings in match number eight of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season.
17 Sep 2020
IPL 2020: Rohit and De Kock to open for MI
Defending champions Mumbai Indians are set to open their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 campaign against Chennai Super Kings on September 19.
23 Aug 2020
England vs Pakistan, third Test: Key moments of Day 2
Hosts England completely outplayed Pakistan throughout the second day of the ongoing final Test at the Ageas Bowl.
29 Jul 2020
#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.
22 Jul 2020
Williamson starts training, aims to feature in IPL
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson said he is looking forward to playing in the Indian Premier League this year.
03 Jul 2020
Sri Lanka Police drops 2011 World Cup final fixing probe
The Sri Lanka Police, on Friday, called off its investigation over allegations of match-fixing in the 2011 World Cup final.
30 Jun 2020
Happy Birthday Sanath Jayasuriya: A look at his amazing records
Batting legend Sanath Jayasuriya turned 51 on Tuesday.
26 Jun 2020
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.
20 May 2020
ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Records that can be broken
T20 cricket has seen several highs and lows ever since the inaugural World T20 edition, wherein India clinched the title.
15 Apr 2020
#ThisDayThatYear: Tendulkar smashes his only IPL ton for Mumbai Indians
Former Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar showed what he could have achieved in T20 cricket had the format come into prominence much earlier.
08 Apr 2020
#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is Kane Williamson the player of all seasons?
An architect in Test cricket, a floater in the ODIs and a terrific T20I finisher, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has been ruling the roost ever since he burst on to the international stage.
06 Apr 2020
#ThisDayThatYear: Sri Lanka outclass India to win World T20 title
On April 6, 2014, Sri Lanka became the fifth nation to win the World T20.
28 Mar 2020
#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.
07 Feb 2020
Ross Taylor: New Zealand's unscathed batting maestro
New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor's splendid run in the limited overs format continues as he dismantled the Indian bowling attack in the first ODI at Hamilton.
04 Feb 2020
New Zealand vs India, 1st ODI: Preview, Dream11 and stats
The Indian cricket team will be wanting to continue in the same vein after winning the T20Is 5-0 against New Zealand.
08 Jan 2020
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.
05 Nov 2019
Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: A look at his amazing records
Indian skipper Virat Kohli turned 31 on Tuesday, as he prepares to script another glorious year of his career.
13 Oct 2019
India beat South Africa: Here are the records broken
The Indian cricket team overcame South Africa in the second Test to clinch the three-match Test series.
06 Sep 2019
Ranking the most memorable bowling performance in ODIs
The 50-over cricket match, generally known as One-Day International (ODI), is the most thrilling format of the game.
01 Aug 2019
Ravi Shastri likely to continue as coach of India: Reports
The BCCI is searching for India's next head coach and his support staff.
1 Aug 2019
Who all have applied for Team India head coach's role?
The Indian cricket team is looking to pick a new head coach and support staff.
05 Jul 2019
Pakistan beat Bangladesh: Here are the records broken
Pakistan beat Bangladesh in match number 43 of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Lord's on Friday.
30 Jun 2019
SL vs WI: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-head
Sri Lanka and West Indies are set to take on each other in match number 39 of the ICC World Cup 2019 on Monday.
27 Jun 2019
SL vs SA: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-head
Sri Lanka and South Africa lock horns in match number 35 of the ICC World Cup 2019 on Friday.
15 Jun 2019
Australia beat Sri Lanka: Here are the records broken
Australia notched their fourth win of the ICC World Cup 2019 to go top of the 10-team table.
05 Jun 2019
Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan: Here are the records broken
Sri Lanka made sure that they learn from the mistakes of the previous game as they beat Afghanistan by 34 runs (D/L) in match number seven of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Tuesday.
26 May 2019
Here's a look at India's top Cricket World Cup matches
The ICC World Cup 2019 gets underway from Thursday.
16 Apr 2019
IPL 2019: KXIP beat RR, here are the records broken
Kings XI Punjab scripted a remarkable victory against Rajasthan Royals in match number 32 of the Indian Premier League 2019.