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Jayawardene, Sangakkara hit back at former Sri Lanka sports minister's 2011 WC final fixing claims

June 20, 2020 5:03 pm

After Sri Lanka’s former sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage alleged that the 2011 World Cup final was fixed, the sports ministry of the island-country ordered an investigation into the matter.

Sri Lanka government orders probe into 2011 World Cup final 'fixing' claims

June 19, 2020 6:10 pm

Mahela Jayawardene, one of the star performers of the 2011 World Cup final, responds to claims by the then Sports Minister that India's victory had been 'fixed'.

Mahela Jayawardene uses Lasith Malinga's viral photo to congratulate the bowler

June 22, 2019 4:09 pm

Mahela Jayawardene used the same picture of Lasith Malinga which was being a subject to online trolls to congratulate the bowler for running through the hosts' batting order in Leeds.

Mahela Jayawardene declines Sri Lanka Cricket's World Cup offer

May 26, 2019 6:52 pm

A committee including Jayawardene, former cricketers Kumar Sangakkara and Aravinda de Silva had produced a report with recommendations on governance as well as domestic structure to the SLC last year. However, these recommendations were rejected by the board.

Sri Lankan cricketers appeal for peace after communal riots break out

May 14, 2019 2:03 pm

All-rounder Angelo Matthews, who will be representing the nation at the World Cup tweeted an appeal for peace. Other past cricketing legends from the island nation also tweeted appealing for peace.

'No purple caps, orange caps but who cares?' says MI coach Mahela Jayawardena in video

May 13, 2019 5:59 pm

In a video recorded in the locker room of the Mumbai Indians, Jayawardena says that the team did very well and that all the players had put their hand up in the season and taken responsibility.

Having a squad of match-winners, honest team selection reason for consistent success: Mahela Jayawardene

May 12, 2019 3:49 pm

The mighty Mumbai Indians have been the team to beat in IPL history and the Sri Lankan great says they have worked hard on building a "culture of success".

In time of emergency, Sri Lankan cricketers make their voices heard

March 08, 2018 9:26 am

A slew of former Sri Lankan captains have come together on social media to condemn the ethnic violence between Sinhalese Buddhists and minority Muslims that has sent the country into a state of emergency for the first time since the Civil War.

Good challenge for local players to prove themselves in the BPL, says Mahela Jayawardene

November 12, 2017 1:01 am

Mahela Jayawardene is currently enjoying his stint as the coach of Khulna Titans in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League.

This day that year: Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara share record stand

July 29, 2017 1:35 pm

On this day in 2006, Sri Lankan batting pair of Mahela Jayawardene set the World record partnership in Test cricket, as their partnership finished on 624 runs.