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Super Smash 2016-17

Worker and Jayawardene fashion Central Districts win

Dec 26, 2016: A round-up of the Super Smash matches held on December 26, 2016

ESPNcricinfo staff

Super Smash 2016-17

Hilfenhaus five-for too good for Otago

Dec 23, 2016: A Round up of the Super Smash matches held on December 23, 2016

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Central Districts v Otago, Super Smash 2016-17, New Plymouth

Otago trump Central Districts in record 497-run T20

Dec 21, 2016: Hamish Rutherford and Mahela Jayawardene hammered centuries in New Plymouth, making it the highest-aggregated T20 ever

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Super Smash 2016-17

Latham, Nicholls star in Canterbury win

Dec 16, 2016: A round-up of the Super Smash matches held on 16th December, 2016

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IPL 2017

Jayawardene appointed Mumbai Indians coach

Nov 18, 2016: Mumbai Indians will have a new coach for IPL 2017 as former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene will take over the role from Ricky Ponting

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'I felt as captain I had certain responsibilities to change the culture'

Jul 30, 2016: Mahela Jayawardene talks about reforming Sri Lankan cricket, and the challenges of handling big-name players like Murali, Jayasuriya and Atapattu

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

Sri Lanka news

Had to convince Murali to attack, says Jayawardene

Jul 28, 2016: Mahela Jayawardene has revealed that one of the biggest challenges he faced as Sri Lanka captain was to convince Muttiah Muralitharan to overcome his "defensive mindset" as a bowler

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'As a leader, you need to understand the characters in the team'

Jul 23, 2016: Mahela Jayawardene talks about being a captain from a young age, and Arjuna Ranatunga's influence on Sri Lankan cricket

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

Sri Lanka news

Need to understand characters as captain - Jayawardene

Jul 21, 2016: Captaining a team is about man management, according to Mahela Jayawardene, who said his style was about allowing individuals space to express themselves within a set of rules

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Somerset v Gloucestershire, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Taunton

Klinger century crushes sub-par Somerset

Jul 1, 2016: Michael Klinger led from the front as Gloucestershire completed a NatWest T20 Blast double over arch-rivals Somerset with a seven-wicket victory at Taunton

ECB Reporters Network

County previews

Gayle, Jayawardene and Rogers bring batting quality

Apr 5, 2016: A few of Somerset's off-season decisions appear a little short-term, but the arrival big names for the T20 Blast will boost chances of silverware

George Dobell

County news

Jayawardene signs for Somerset Blast stint

Mar 31, 2016: Somerset will feature the two highest run-scorers in the history of World T20 cricket in their NatWest Blast campaign this season following the signing of Mahela Jayawardene

George Dobell

World T20 2016

Jayawardene praise for 'special' England batting performance

Mar 19, 2016: Mahela Jayawardene has praised the character shown by England's young batsmen after they pulled off the second-highest successful run chase in T20 internationals

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World T20 Top Five

Old dogs, new format

Mar 2, 2016: Veterans who were surprise hits at the biggest show in international T20

Shashank Kishore

Sri Lanka news

Jayawardene brushes off SLC president's criticism

Feb 27, 2016: Mahela Jayawardene has brushed off criticism from SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala, contending that his ten-day consulting role with England is largely geared toward player development and not toward providing specific tactical information

Andrew Fidel Fernando

BBL 2015-16

Jayawardene, Head take Strikers to the top

Jan 8, 2016: Mahela Jayawardene's second fifty as an opener and Travis Head's beligerence converted a potential tricky chase of 176 into a cruise for the Adelaide Strikers

The report by Will Macpherson

Perth Scorchers v Adelaide Strikers, BBL 2015-16, Perth

Scorchers begin title defence with loss to Strikers

Dec 21, 2015: Defending champions Perth Scorchers began their BBL 2015-16 campaign with a loss, going down by four wickets against the Adelaide Strikers in Perth

The Report by Tristan Lavalette

Georgie Pie Super Smash 2015-16

Jayawardene 97 gives Central Districts eight-wicket win

Nov 29, 2015: A round-up of the Georgie Pie Super Smash matches played on November 29, 2015

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Cricket All-Stars Series

Jayawardene proposes All-Stars v USA in future

Nov 20, 2015: Mahela Jayawardene has proposed having greater participation from the USA national team players in future endeavours involving the Cricket All-Stars, including the potential for a USA v All-Stars exhibition match

Peter Della Penna

Pakistan v England 2015-16

England hope for Jayawardene edge

Oct 3, 2015: James Taylor has described Mahela Jayawardene's knowledge as "invaluable" as England prepare to put up a better fight in the UAE

Alan Gardner
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