Mahela Jayawardene Biography, World Records, Performance, Family Details

Veteran Sri Lankan player Mahela Jayawardene had an awesome career with many accolades in his star-studded career. After making his debut for Sri Lanka in 1997, and finally completed his lustrous career and retired in 2015. During his career, he has been a captain and mentor to many of the young talents. Currently, he is the mentor for Mumbai Indians in the IPL.

He has played for Sri Lanka, Asia XI, Kings XI Punjab, Wayamba Elevens, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Delhi Capitals, Wayamba United, Uthura Yellows, Trinbago Knight Riders, Sussex, Jamaica Tallawahs, Central Districts, Sachin Blasters, Adelaide Strikers, Sagittarius Soldiers, Sagittarius Strikers, Somerset, Dhaka Dynamites, Karachi Kings, Marylebone Cricket Club

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Personal Information

Born May 27, 1977 (42 years)
Birth Place Colombo
Height 1.73 m
Role Batsman
Batting Style Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style Right-arm medium

Career Information

Test debut vs India at R.Premadasa Stadium, Aug 02, 1997
Last Test vs Pakistan at Sinhalese Sports Club, Aug 14, 2014
ODI debut vs Zimbabwe at R.Premadasa Stadium, Jan 24, 1998
Last ODI vs South Africa at Sydney Cricket Ground, Mar 18, 2015
T20 debut vs England at The Rose Bowl, Jun 15, 2006
Last T20 vs India at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Apr 06, 2014
IPL debut vs Rajasthan Royals at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Apr 21, 2008
Last IPL vs Pune Warriors at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, May 19, 2013

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg SR 100 50 4S 6S
Test 149252151181437449.8549.853450138761
ODI 448418391265014433.3878.971977111976
T20I 55558149310031.77133.181917333
IPL 807815180211028.6123.261020039

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBM Econ Avg SR 5W
Test 1492258931062/323.1651.6798.670
ODI 4482859356382/565.770.3874.120
T20I 5516800/
IPL 80

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Family Details


Senarath Jayawardene

Name: Senarath Jayawardene


Name: Sunila Jayawardene


Christina Mallika Sirisena

Name: Christina Mallika Sirisena
Date of Birth: 12 February 1981

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