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Mahela Jayawardene

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Mahela Profile

A bit about...

Mahela retired as one of the modern batting greats. He had a Test average of just under 50 and holds the record for the highest score by a right-hander in the history of Test cricket (374). Mahela was a strategic thinker of the game. In 2006 he was ICC Captain of the Year and the captain of the World ODI team of the year. In 2007, Mahela was named one of Wisden's five cricketers of the year.

Did you know...

Mahela was a superb slip and close-in fielder. "c Jayawardene b Muralitharan" is the most common bowler-fielder combination in the history of Test cricket (77 dismissals).

Key teams

Playing: Sri Lanka, Sinhalese Sports Club, Adelaide Strikers, Delhi Daredevils, Jamaica Tallawahs, Karachi Kings, Kings XI Punjab, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Somerset, Sussex

Coaching: England, Mumbai Indians, Khulna Titans

Mahela looks forward to mentoring on:

Batting

Captaincy

Match strategy

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Coaching queries

Mahela as a mentor:

Mahela is regarded as one of the best cricket brains around. He transitioned from playing to captaincy to tactical leader and then into coaching seamlessly. Mahela went onto lead the Mumbai Indians to IPL glory in his first year as coach.

Enjoys mentoring

Young athletes - girls & boys

Adult athletes - women & men

Parents

Coaches

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