Name: Denagamage Proboth Mahela de Silva Jayawardena
Country: Sri Lanka
Date of Birth: May 27, 1977
Place of Birth: Colombo
Batting Style: Right Handed
Bowling Style: Right arm medium
ODI Debut: January 24, 1998 v Zimbabwe
Test Debut: August 2, 1997 v India
T20 Debut: June 15, 2006 v England
His entry into the international arena signalled the arrival of a new era in Sri Lankan cricket. With a fine temperament and an excellent technique, Jayawardena is capable of playing long innings. He gave an example of that with a record 374 against South Africa at the SSC in Colombo.
He has displayed great leadership skills by guiding his side to the final of 2007 World Cup in Caribbean. Mahela was honoured by the ICC as the best international captain in 2006. Sri Lanka will aim for further glory under the reign of Mahela Jaywardena.
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