Denagamage Proboth Mahela de Silva Jayawardene

Sri Lanka Denagamage Proboth Mahela de Silva Jayawardene

Plays for Sri Lanka
Age 40 years 145 days
Born May 27, 1977, Colombo
Batting Style Right-hand bat
Bowling Style Right-arm medium
A prolific, elegant and utterly classy batsman with a huge appetite for runs, and a calm yet authoritative captain - those are the qualities that best describe Mahela Jayawardene. His sheer quality as a batsman was never in doubt even when he just entered the international scene, but for Jayawardene the biggest challenge has been to justify all the early hype. With over 10,000 runs in both Tests and ODIs - and a captaincy stint that included a World Cup final appearance - it can safely be said that he has met that challenge more than adequately.
Major Teams Affiliated With
Sri Lanka Adelaide Strikers Asia XI
Central Districts Delhi Daredevils Jamaica Tallawahs
Karachi Kings Kings XI Punjab Kochi Tuskers Kerala
Sinhalese Sports Club Somerset Sussex
Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel Wayamba Wayamba

Batting Performance - as in the API

League 50 100 St Ct 6s 4s Ave HS Runs NO Inns Mat
listA 95 21 0 265 33.67 163* 15421 51 509 546
firstClass 80 51 0 305 49.68 374 17838 24 383 237
T20Is 9 1 0 17 33 173 31.76 100 1493 8 55 55
ODIs 77 19 0 218 76 1119 33.37 144 12650 39 418 448
tests 50 34 0 205 61 1387 49.84 374 11814 15 252 149

Bowling Performance - as in the API

League 10 5w 4w Econ Ave BBM BBI Wkts Runs Balls Inns Mat
listA 0 0 0 5.37 47.75 3/25 3/25 24 1146 1280 546
firstClass 0 1 3.25 31.32 5/72 52 1629 3001 237
T20Is 0 0 0 8.00 - - - 0 8 6 1 55
ODIs 0 0 0 5.69 70.37 2/56 2/56 8 563 593 28 448
tests 0 0 0 3.15 51.66 2/32 2/32 6 310 589 22 149
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