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Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene

Born
27/05/1977
43 years
Batting Style
Right Handed
Bowling Style
Right-arm medium
INTERNATIONALIPL
TestOdiT20

Debut

India

02/08/1997

Recent Match

Pakistan

14/08/2014

Matches

149

Runs

11814

252

Innings

11814

Runs

34/50

100s / 50s

1387/61

4s / 6s

49.84

Average

51.45

SR

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About

Mahela Jayawardene is regarded as one of the best players of his generation. In spite of his numerous achievements, he remains the most down-to-ear

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Mahela Jayawardene in News

NEWS

Chennai wicket not unplayable, but competitive: Jayawardene

The former Sri Lanka captain also revealed that Hardik Pandya has not bowled as he is carrying a niggle from the ODI series against England
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cricket.com staff
19 Apr 2021
NEWS
Chennai wicket not unplayable, but competitive: Jayawardene
The former Sri Lanka captain also revealed that Hardik Pandya has not bowled as he is carrying a niggle from the ODI series against England
usercricket.com staff
19 Apr 2021
NEWS

We monitored Jansen for three years before snapping him up this year, reveals Jayawardene

Jayawardene details down the Mumbai scouting process
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Cricket.com Staff
08 Apr 2021
NEWS
We monitored Jansen for three years before snapping him up this year, reveals Jayawardene
Jayawardene details down the Mumbai scouting process
userCricket.com Staff
08 Apr 2021
NEWS

Countering India will be big challenge for England spinners: Jayawardene

Jayawardene though believes that England are "well prepared" for the India series, especially when they will have services of star all-rounder Ben Stokes and paceman Jofra Archer
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PTI
26 Jan 2021
NEWS
Countering India will be big challenge for England spinners: Jayawardene
Jayawardene though believes that England are "well prepared" for the India series, especially when they will have services of star all-rounder Ben Stokes and paceman Jofra Archer
userPTI
26 Jan 2021
STATS BURST

When did India last play a Test match without both Ishant and Rohit?

In this series, your cricket-related queries will be answered by our expert statistician
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Mohandas Menon
30 Nov 2020
STATS BURST
When did India last play a Test match without both Ishant and Rohit?
In this series, your cricket-related queries will be answered by our expert statistician
userMohandas Menon
30 Nov 2020
NEWS

Mahela wants to continue with pace-heavy attack

Many teams are relying on their spinners now as the ball has started to stop a bit after pitching
user
PTI
15 Oct 2020
NEWS
Mahela wants to continue with pace-heavy attack
Many teams are relying on their spinners now as the ball has started to stop a bit after pitching
userPTI
15 Oct 2020
NEWS

Certain areas still need improvement: MI coach Jayawardene

Mumbai Indians have so far accumulated four wins and two losses from six matches overall
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PTI
08 Oct 2020
NEWS
Certain areas still need improvement: MI coach Jayawardene
Mumbai Indians have so far accumulated four wins and two losses from six matches overall
userPTI
08 Oct 2020
NEWS

Managing Hardik's workload is of utmost importance, feels Jayawardene

The IPL 2020 opener between MI and CSK could be the Indian all-rounder's first game since undergoing back surgery
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PTI
17 Sep 2020
NEWS
Managing Hardik's workload is of utmost importance, feels Jayawardene
The IPL 2020 opener between MI and CSK could be the Indian all-rounder's first game since undergoing back surgery
userPTI
17 Sep 2020
OPINION

Why is there a paucity of Indian coaches in IPL?

It’s indeed a poor advertisement for BCCI’s coaching structure that 10 per cent of (30 Ranji teams) domestic coaches can’t graduate to the IPL or any T20 teams in the world
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Vimal Kumar
04 Sep 2020
OPINION
Why is there a paucity of Indian coaches in IPL?
It’s indeed a poor advertisement for BCCI’s coaching structure that 10 per cent of (30 Ranji teams) domestic coaches can’t graduate to the IPL or any T20 teams in the world
userVimal Kumar
04 Sep 2020
ONTHISDAY

Jayawardene, Sangakkara rewrite history with gargantuan partnership

On this day in 2006, the Sri Lankan duo put on a 624-run stand which is yet to be broken
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Pramod Ananth
29 Jul 2020
ONTHISDAY
Jayawardene, Sangakkara rewrite history with gargantuan partnership
On this day in 2006, the Sri Lankan duo put on a 624-run stand which is yet to be broken
userPramod Ananth
29 Jul 2020
ONTHISDAY

Onwards and upwards: Kumar Sangakkara's cricketing journey

On this day in 2000, the world was introduced to Kumar Sangakkara on his international debut
user
Shubh Aggarwal
05 Jul 2020
ONTHISDAY
Onwards and upwards: Kumar Sangakkara's cricketing journey
On this day in 2000, the world was introduced to Kumar Sangakkara on his international debut
userShubh Aggarwal
05 Jul 2020
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