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Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC, 2nd day

SA's slow approach could benefit us - Jayawardene

Jul 25, 2014: As South Africa crawled at a run rate of 1.88 in the 52 overs they faced on day two, Mahela Jayawardene issued a warning to the opposition: negativity would only play into Sri Lanka's hands

Andrew Fidel Fernando at the SSC

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC, 2nd day

South Africa stymied by spinners

Jul 25, 2014: South Africa made 98 for 3 in 52 overs after debutant Niroshan Dickwella's enterprising half-century had taken Sri Lanka to 421

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC, 1st day

SSC's Superman does it again

Jul 24, 2014: With two gone early and a brittle middle order to come, Jayawardene played the kind of innings that grabs you by the collar, flings you on a train and sends you packing on an adventure

Andrew Fidel Fernando at the SSC

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC, 1st day

Jayawardene joins Gavaskar and Lara, owns the SSC

Jul 24, 2014: Stats highlights from the first day of the SL v SA Test at the SSC, where Mahela Jayawardene scored yet another hundred

Shiva Jayaraman

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC, 1st day

Yet another SSC hundred for Jayawardene

Jul 24, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene cashed in again at his favourite venue to take Sri Lanka to 305 for 5

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Sri Lanka news

Jayawardene to sign off at the SSC

Jul 23, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene's swan song will be at his home ground, after SLC's Executive Committee decided to move the second Test against Pakistan from the P Sara Oval to the SSC ground

ESPNcricinfo staff

Mahela Jayawardene retires

A leader, people person and go-to guy

Jul 15, 2014: Former Sri Lanka cricketers, coaches and team-mates pay tribute to Mahela Jayawardene, who will retire from Test cricket in August

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle

Mathews tips seamers to sweeten Jayawardene's farewell

Jul 15, 2014: Angelo Mathews is buoyed by a confident pace attack and is hopeful of capping Mahela Jayawardene's Test career on a winning note

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Mahela Jayawardene retires

Stylist makes pragmatic exit

Jul 14, 2014: After bidding farewell to Test cricket in front of his home fans, Mahela Jayawardene will focus his energies on one final tilt at the 50-over World Cup

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Mahela in the league of SL greats - Murali

Jul 14, 2014: Retiring batsman Mahela Jayawardene is one of Sri Lanka's greatest with the bat and as captain, Muttiah Muralitharan has said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Jayawardene to retire from Tests

Jul 14, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene will retire from Test cricket at the conclusion of the series against Pakistan in August, Sri Lanka Cricket has announced

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England and the age of denial

Jun 28, 2014: When a player like Alastair Cook fronts the press so often, spinning a contrived message is the only option, especially when vulnerable

Martin Crowe

Four Sri Lankan masters

Jun 28, 2014: From Mendis to Sangakkara, a look at a few iconic batsmen who shaped Sri Lanka's cricket

Ramachandra Guha

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 4th day

Jayawardene turns up heat on Cook

Jun 23, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene shot barbs at England's tactics at Headingley and questioned their embattled captain's public comments, after Sri Lanka finished day four with a famous away win in sight

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 3rd day

Moeen proves his worth - and unveils the doosra

Jun 22, 2014: A plethora of "experts" who have spent the last few weeks repeating the myth that Moeen is a "part-time" spin bowler may now afford him a little more respect

George Dobell at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 3rd day

Sangakkara savours emotional landmark

Jun 14, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara's day three hundred at Lord's was the result of technical adjustment and unwavering focus, according to Sangakkara and the man who celebrated with him on the pitch, when he moved to triple figures

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Lord's

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 3rd day

Jayawardene still living by instinct

Jun 14, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene will forever be a free spirit no matter how much he seeks to eradicate the riskier elements of his game

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Lord's

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 3rd day

Sri Lanka's brothers in arms

Jun 14, 2014: The hug Kumar Sangakkara received from Mahela Jayawardene after completing a century at Lord's was just another chapter in their bromance

Jarrod Kimber at Lord's

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Fine-tuning for Sri Lanka to peak at World Cup

Jun 4, 2014: Sri Lanka have the batting raw materials to launch a fine World Cup campaign but a little polishing may make a considerable difference in eight months' time

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Emboldened Sri Lanka keep their cool

Jun 3, 2014: It may have been tempting for Sri Lanka to hide Sachithra Senanayake in this match, in hope the furore would blow over. But emboldened by the added pressure instead, they made his role in the match more prominent

Andrew Fidel Fernando
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