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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Jayawardene stated that this decision was taken by the executive committee of the association.
Summary: London [UK], Jun 28 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene is set to coach Southern Brave, The Hundred team based in Southampton.
Sri Lanka cricketer and former captain Angelo Mathews said he was surprised by allegations made against him by former cricketer Mahela Jayawardene. Mathews noted that everyone has their own opinion and Jayawardene is entitled to his but he was still surprised by the allegation.
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.
Veterans Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene, playing their last One-day International on home soil, whetted the appetite of some 20,000 Sri Lankan fans at the Premadasa stadium before being dismissed.
Sri Lanka won the second and final test against Pakistan, as an emotional Mahela Jayawardene ended his glittering, 17-year Test career.
SRI Lanka spinner Rangana Herath took his tally to 14 wickets in the match as Mahela Jayawardene's 17-year Test career ended with a series victory over Pakistan.
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.
SRI Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene, one of his sport's modern greats, is to retire from Test cricket.
MAHELA JAYAWARDENE has called time on his illustrious Test career for Sri Lanka.
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.