Jayawardene


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Jayawardene

Junius Richard. 1906--96, Sri Lankan statesman; prime minister (1977--78) and first president of Sri Lanka (1978--89)
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The nearest England came to a breakthrough on the third morning was when Panesar spun one viciously from over the wicket to Jayawardene, which flashed close to both the edge of the bat and off-stump and was put down by wicketkeeper Matt Prior.
Mahela Jayawardene will lead Sri Lanka into Saturday's World Cup final a much more determined cricketer than he ever was before captaincy transformed his career.
MAHELA JAYAWARDENE hit his first World Cup century as Sri Lanka cruised into the Final with an 81-run win over New Zealand last night.
Both Mahela Jayawardene and Thilan Samaraweera struck unbeaten centuries in an ongoing record stand for any wicket at the ground in Tests, which was worth 261 by the midway point in the day.
Colombo: Sri Lanka stepped closer to giving former captain Mahela Jayawardene a winning farewell after Rangana Herath skittled Pakistan once more in the second Test in Colombo on Sunday.
Johannesburg, July 15 ( ANI ): Sri Lankan cricketer, Mahela Jayawardene announced on Monday that he would retire from Test cricket after the Pakistan series in August.
The just concluded Asia Cup saw two senior pros -- Pakistan's Shahid Afridi and Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene -- play vital roles in their team's success through their contrasting batting styles.
Facing a notional target of 363, the hosts began the final day in trouble on 47-4 and though Mathews made 84, only Prasanna Jayawardene and Nuwan Kulasekara offered any worthwhile support.
HAVING praised Unmukt Chand for playing an important role in Delhi Daredevils' victory over Kolkata Knight Riders in their opening CLT20 encounter at the Centurion on Saturday, skipper Mahela Jayawardene urged the youngster to improve further.
Jayawardene, whose 180 in Galle settled last week's series opener, dug in alongside Thilan Samaraweera (54) and compiled his 31st Test hundred.
Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lanka's captain, says it's all about hard work.
There could be a little value in buying the performance of Kochi captain Mahela Jayawardene at 33 with Sporting Index.