11 Total Quotes

Mahela Jayawardene Quotes

We shouldn't take anything away from him, he batted really well - to bat for eight hours and nearly 400 balls is a magnificent effort.
Mahela Jayawardene
#Balls

Marvin and I have been a partnership for quite some time now, so our thinking is in the same direction. It is a temporary thing for me to take the team.
Mahela Jayawardene
#Direction

We want to win everything we play. So we are here for win with a high confidence.
Mahela Jayawardene
#Confidence

He has taken 580-odd wickets in Test cricket. So every team will want to have him in the side. His presence here for the Test is of course a big encouragement for us.
Mahela Jayawardene
#Cricket

I thought our team showed a lot of character in coming back so strongly after the setback in the second match. We had decided to keep up the run-rate and bat them out of the match.
Mahela Jayawardene
#Character

Chaminda (Vaas) is going to be very important for the England tour (in May) and we don't want to take any risks with him so he'll only play if he's 100 percent fit for the match.
Mahela Jayawardene
#England

There is a good probability him making into the XI. He batted really well, he has done his fitness test and the fielding schedules as well.
Mahela Jayawardene
#Fitness

We played bad cricket yesterday and that one hour was really disappointing.
Mahela Jayawardene
#Cricket

This is going to be a tough tour but a great opportunity for us to learn, both as a team and also as individuals.
Mahela Jayawardene
#Opportunity

People are already worrying about the ball moving around and all that jazz.
Mahela Jayawardene
#Jazz

There are no fears out there. There is nothing we cannot handle. It is just how we prepare ourselves mentally and physically and what we want to do.
Mahela Jayawardene
#Fears