|Full name||:||Denagamage Proboth Mahela de Silva Jayawardene|
|Scorecard name||:||DPMD Jayawardene|
|Major Team||:||Asian Cricket Council XI, Kings XI Punjab, Sri Lanka|
|Date of Birth||:||27-May 1977|
|Birth place||:||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Batting style||:||Right Handed Batsman|
|Bowling style||:||Right-arm Medium pace|
|Man of the Match Awards||:||Test ( 10 ) / ODI ( 15 ) / T20 ( 1 ) / IPL ( 3 )|
Den Mahela Jayawardene (born 27 May 1977), is the former captain of the Sri Lankan cricket team . He is a specialist batsman who has a Test average of over 50, and an ODI average in the 30s. Despite his relatively low ODI average, Jayawardene is considered to be one of the best batsmen produced by Sri Lanka. Jayawardene led Sri Lanka to Pakistan for a Test series in March – April 2009.In IPL series since 2008-2010 he played for Kings XI,Punjab. He currently plays for the Kochi Tuskers Kerala in IPL and is the Captain of the new team .
Domestically he has played for Sinhalese Sports Club since 1995. Mahela Jayawardene is the 69th Sri Lanka Test Cap [Sri Lanka Vs India at Colombo 1997]. Jayawardene made his Test debut in the record breaking Test in 1997 against India . Jayawardene was captain during the England tour in 2006 in the absence of Marvan Atapattu . In the first Test of the 2006 Test series against South Africa, Jayawardene shared a world record stand of 624 with Kumar Sangakkara . He was also chosen as a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2007. In the 2007 Cricket World Cup , Jayawardene hit one century and four half-centuries and was the second highest run-scorer . He was also chosen as a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2007. In the 2007 Cricket World Cup , Jayawardene hit one century and four half-centuries and was the second highest run-scorer .
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