Jayawardene


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Jayawardene

(ˌdʒeɪəˈwɑːdɪnə)
n
(Biography) Junius Richard. 1906–96, Sri Lankan statesman; prime minister (1977–78) and first president of Sri Lanka (1978–89)
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Sharjah: Former skipper and the in-form Mahela Jayawardene has allayed all possibilities of a comeback into the Sri Lankan squad for the 2016 ICC World T20 to be held in India in March-April.
Jayawardene had hit 28 off 22 balls when he pulled a short ball from Harry Gurney to the long-leg fielder.
Sri Lanka won the second and final test against Pakistan, as an emotional Mahela Jayawardene ended his glittering, 17-year Test career.
Herath, who plundered nine wickets in the first innings, claimed five for 57 as the Sri Lankans rolled Pakistan over for just 165 before lunch yesterday to secure a 105-run victory and hand Jayawardene the perfect swansong.
Hailed as the most stylish batsmen in world Cricket, Mahela Jayawardene is playing his last Test match at Colombo.
Kumar Sangakkara scored an unbeaten 102, ably assisted by Kaushal Silva (64) and Mahela Jayawardene (55no), as the hosts reached 252 for two before heavy downpours brought play to a premature end.
Former Sri Lanka skipper Jayawardene, who has scored 11,671 runs in 147 Tests averaging over 50, had announced last month that he would retire from Test cricket after the home series against Pakistan starting at Galle on Wednesday.
MAHELA JAYAWARDENE has called time on his illustrious Test career for Sri Lanka.
SRI Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene, one of his sport's modern greats, is to retire from Test cricket.
It was all the more memorable for Sangakkara as his great friend Mahela Jayawardene, who has scored two hundreds at Lord's, was at the other end.
The visitors can be backed at evens but, in a game which looks close, it may pay to look for value in top-runscorer markets and Jayawardene makes plenty of appeal at 7-2.
FIELDERS chasing the ball when Mahela Jayawardene hits a bowler to the boundary is a common sight, but in the Pearls Golf Premier League ( GPL), it is the Sri Lankan captain who can be seen following his team Colombo 6' s here.