Mahela Jayawardena

  • IPL franchises may want key matches out of Chennai March 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Franchises with a strong Sri Lankan presence are slowly building up pressure on the Governing Council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to shift their playoff and knockout matches out of Chennai. Four franchises IANS spoke to were confident that the issue would be sorted out by the time...
  • Sammy dedicates World T20 win to fans back home October 7, 2012

    Colombo: West Indies skipper Darren Sammy on Sunday dedicated their World Twenty20 triumph to fans back home and said it is a step in the "right direction" and will usher in a new beginning for cricket in the Caribbean islands. An inspired West Indies clinched the crown with a comfortable 36run...
  • New T20 league to give Sri Lanka global reach August 3, 2012

    London: The inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) represents a golden chance to showcase the island nation to the world, said one of the organisers of this month's Twenty20 tournament. Sandeep Bhammer, chief executive of the littleknown Somerset Entertainment Ventures group that has been given the rights to run the event...