Mahela Jayawardena

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

  • TESTs
  • ODIs
  • T20s

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.

TESTs BATTING vs ALL TEAMS

M Inn No Runs HS 100s 50s Avg SR
94 153 12 7440 374 22 30 52.77 52.56

TESTs BOWLING vs ALL TEAMS

M Overs Runs Mdns Wkts Avg Best Econ
94 78 232 17 4 58 2/32 2.96

 


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