Mahela Jayawardene

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Sri Lanka police drops 2011 World Cup final fixing probe

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.

Happy Birthday Sanath Jayasuriya: A look at his amazing records

30 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday Sanath Jayasuriya: A look at his amazing records

Batting legend Sanath Jayasuriya turned 51 on Tuesday.

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

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.

ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Records that can be broken

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.

#ThisDayThatYear: Tendulkar smashes his only IPL ton for Mumbai Indians

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.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is Kane Williamson the player of all seasons?

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.

#ThisDayThatYear: Sri Lanka outclass India to win World T20 title

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.

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

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.

Ross Taylor: New Zealand's unscathed batting maestro

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.

New Zealand vs India, 1st ODI: Preview, Dream11 and stats

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.

ICC committee member Mahela Jayawardene is against four-day Tests

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.

Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: A look at his amazing records

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.

India beat South Africa: Here are the records broken

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.

Ranking the most memorable bowling performance in ODIs

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.

Ravi Shastri likely to continue as coach of India: Reports

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.

Who all have applied for Team India head coach's role?

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.

Pakistan beat Bangladesh: Here are the records broken

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.

SL vs WI: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-head

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.

SL vs SA: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-head

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.

Australia beat Sri Lanka: Here are the records broken

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.

Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan: Here are the records broken

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.

Here's a look at India's top Cricket World Cup matches

26 May 2019

Here's a look at India's top Cricket World Cup matches

The ICC World Cup 2019 gets underway from Thursday.

IPL 2019: KXIP beat RR, here are the records broken

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.

IPL 2019: KKR beat RR, here are the records broken

07 Apr 2019

IPL 2019: KKR beat RR, here are the records broken

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals in match number 21 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 season.

IPL: Top five matches between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals

24 Mar 2019

IPL: Top five matches between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals

As the IPL 12 is off to flying start, things are sure to get more interesting as the tournament progresses further.

Australia beat India in fourth ODI: Here're the records broken

10 Mar 2019

Australia beat India in fourth ODI: Here're the records broken

Australia overcame India in the fourth ODI to tie the five-match series 2-2.

India beat Australia in second ODI: Here're records broken

05 Mar 2019

India beat Australia in second ODI: Here're records broken

India rode on Virat Kohli's splendid century to win the second ODI versus Australia and take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.

Virat Kohli is better than his contemporaries: Kumar Sangakkara

12 Feb 2019

Virat Kohli is better than his contemporaries: Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lankan cricket legend Kumar Sangakkara is mesmerized by the performances Virat Kohli delivered in 2018 and has continued to do so in 2019.

#CricketInNumbers: Statistics, records of Sri Lanka in the World Cup

06 Feb 2019

#CricketInNumbers: Statistics, records of Sri Lanka in the World Cup

The World Cup 2019 is set to start from May 30, in England and Wales.

India clinch ODI series against New Zealand: Here're records broken

28 Jan 2019

India clinch ODI series against New Zealand: Here're records broken

India won their third successive ODI series after beating New Zealand on Monday.

Ross Taylor surpasses Tendulkar, Kohli with this ODI feat

08 Jan 2019

Ross Taylor surpasses Tendulkar, Kohli with this ODI feat

New Zealand cricket team senior batsman Ross Taylor has been in supreme form in ODI cricket.

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

25 Sep 2018

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

18 Jul 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

16 Jul 2018

#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.

Sri Lanka crush South Africa: List of records broken

14 Jul 2018

Sri Lanka crush South Africa: List of records broken

Sri Lanka crushed the Proteas by 278 runs in the first Test in Galle.

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

15 Jun 2018

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.

#ThisDayThatYear: India beat Sri Lanka to lift 2011 World Cup

02 Apr 2018

#ThisDayThatYear: India beat Sri Lanka to lift 2011 World Cup

7 years ago, on April 2, 2011, India ended their 28-year wait and clinched their second World Cup trophy.

3 teams which can potentially win IPL 11 title

28 Feb 2018

3 teams which can potentially win IPL 11 title

The Indian Premier League 2018 season kicks off on April 7 with defending champions Mumbai Indians facing Chennai Super Kings.

All you need to know about the Ice Cricket Tournament

03 Feb 2018

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.

Ashes: England dominate as Cook delights with a double ton

28 Dec 2017

Ashes: England dominate as Cook delights with a double ton

Amidst questions being raised over his place in team, England's Alastair Cook, with an illustrious 151-test-long career, put on a batting master-class to score an unbeaten double ton at the MCG.