The decision by Sri Lanka Cricket has been taken keeping in mind Jayawardene's tremendous track record with Mumbai Indians in the IPL.
Mumbai Indians players and support staff from New Zealand, South Africa and the Caribbean will fly to Auckland, Johannesburg and Trinidad on their respective charter flights
Left-arm spinner Leach claimed 10 wickets in the two-match series while off-spinner Bess took 12 in England's 2-0 victory.
The top fan prize for voters is a once in a lifetime experience at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 in India, including flights, accommodation, and pitch-side access to a Super 12s match
Former Sri Lanka sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage had alleged that the 2011 World Cup final, which India won, was fixed by "certain parties" leading to an inquiry by the Special Investigation Division of the Police
At the peak of Mahela Jayawardene's career, international cricket was flooded with world-class bowlers, something many feel is not the case now
Mumbai Indians, led by Rohit Sharma, is the IPL's most successful franchise, having won the cash-rich league a record four times
After a former sports minister's match-fixing claims, Sri Lanka government on Friday launched a probe into the 2011 World Cup final
Mahela Jayawardene has achieved considerable success in leadership roles in recent years, first as a captain and then coach, and said he has always backed his players to the hilt
Talking about some of his other contemporaries, Monty Panesar picked Sri Lankan duo Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene as the best players of spin bowling
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Avishka Fernando scored 104 against a quality West Indies attack. Mahela Jayawardene says he is the future of Sri Lankan cricket
Some of the legendary names in the franchise-based cricket leagues reportedly agreed to sign up with various teams in England, which is starting a new concept cricket tournament. Here's everything you need to know about The Hundred
Lasith Malinga took 4/43 as he produced a match-winning performance against England in Leeds. That win puts Sri Lanka in contention for a top four berth, says Mahela Jayawardene.
In this Cricket World Cup 2019, points on the board are vital for Sri Lanka but there is still a lot more to come from this team, particularly in the batting department, writes Mahela Jayawardene
Kane Williamson's New Zealand start clear favourites in their 2019 Cricket World Cup opener against Sri Lanka, a side that has slumped to ninth in the ODI rankings.
Mumbai Indians defeated defending champions Chennai Super Kings by one run in the final of Indian Premier League 2019 to become the first team to win four titles
Rapid Action Force (RAF) and Kerala Fire and Rescue personnel during rescue operations at the site of landslide at Kavali in Kottayam district.PTI Photo
Delhi auto drivers launch a poster campaign against the Aam Aadmi Party near Gole Market in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Arun Sharma
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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami meets Shri Ram Janmabhomi Teerth Kshetra Trust president Mahant Nritya Gopal Das in AyodhyaPTI Photo
A piece of Iliana Maluenga's hair is placed in a plastic bag after it was cut off to donate to make wigs for cancer patients during a Breast Cancer Awareness Month event at a mall in Caracas, Venezuela.AP/PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates