newscricket5 months ago

T20 World Cup 2022 | Not having in-form Ravindra Jadeja will be a massive loss for India, reckons Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene believes Ravindra Jadeja, who sustained an injury during the Asia Cup that forced him to be ruled out of the T20 World Cup, will be missed in the forthcoming mega event. Jayawardene also feels Jadeja's absence will force the Men in Blue to rethink their strategy.
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newscricket5 months ago

Sri Lanka have to play with the attitude of going all the way and winning World Cup, believes Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene has pipped Sri Lanka as potential contenders for the upcoming World T20, stating the Asian outfit has to believe they can end up with their hands on the trophy. He highlighted their performances in previous tournaments before admitting the first few matches will play a key role.
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newscricket5 months ago

Mahela Jayawardene and Zaheer Khan elevated to global heads of Mumbai Indian's cricket setup

Mumbai Indian's backroom duo of Mahela Jayawardene and Zaheer Khan will now have extended responsibilities after they were promoted to global roles with the franchise. They will now also be responsible for overseeing things for the recently formed sister clubs in South Africa and the UAE.
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newscricket6 months ago

Would put my money on Babar Azam to dethrone Joe Root in Tests, remarks Mahela Jayawardena

Mahela Jayawardena believes Babar Azam has the opportunity to topple Joe Root as the best Test batsman in the coming days. Jayawardena has also labelled Babar as a 'naturally gifted player' and has further added his recent rise across all three formats will push him to get even better.
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newscricket6 months ago

Mahela Jayawardena expresses concern over Virat Kohli, KL Rahul's inclusion in Asia Cup squad

Mahela Jayawardena has highlighted the flip side of the coin with regards to KL Rahul and Virat Kohli's inclusion in India's Asia Cup squad. While Rahul was attributed with low match fitness, Kohli's lacking-form was also indicated by the veteran albeit he expressed confidence in his abilities.
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newscricket8 months ago

IPL 2022 | Mumbai Indians’ environment is extremely beneficial for growth, reveals Daniel Sams

Mumbai Indians all-rounder Daniel Sams has revealed that the environment amongst the team is very helpful for a player’s growth. Citing the reason behind the statement, Sams said that the conversations with coaches Mahela Jayawardene and Shane Bond are always helpful to improve the game.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2022 | We haven't played good cricket, states MI head coach Mahela Jayawardene

Mumbai Indians have had a torrid time in IPL 2022 as they are at the bottom of the points table with just one game left which will be against Delhi Capitals. MI head coach Mahela Jayawardene talked about his Mumbai's form this season and said that he was disappointed with the way they played.
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newscricket9 months ago

Ben Stokes is a brilliant competitor and a different beast altogether, says Mahela Jayawardene

Sri Lankan legend Mahela Jayawardene has proclaimed that Ben Stokes will be a ‘brilliant’ captain for England as he has always been a ‘brilliant competitor and a different beast altogether.’ The England and Walkes Cricket Board (ECB) on Thursday appointed Stokes for the post to replace Joe Root.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2022 | Never an option for anyone to intervene field for over-the-waist no-ball appeals, reckons Mahela Jayawardene

MI head coach Mahela Jayawardene believes there should be a discussion between on-field umpires and TV umpires for over-the-waist no-balls, but the players, as well as the support staff’s interventions, have never been an option. Jayawardene also added Pravin Amre’s intervention was 'disappointing.'
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newscricket10 months ago

IPL 2022 | There's no better person than Suryakumar Yadav to finish a game off, says Mahela Jayawardene

Mumbai Indians are having one of the worst ever seasons in the Indian Premier League after losing five consecutive games as they glare at the possibility of being eliminated. However, Suryakumar Yadav's form is the only silver-lining for them and MI coach Mahela Jayawardene praised the batter.
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