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Mahela Jayawardene highest score

Mahela Jayawardene is a very good cricket batsman. Mahela Jayawardene is a right-hand batsman who plays for Sri Lanka in all formats of cricket. He is very famous for his classic cricketing shots and is one of the best batsmen in the history of cricket. He is also a former captain of Sri Lanka and is now the consultant coach of the Sri Lankan national cricket team. Mahela Jayawardene has scored the most runs in an ODI match. Which was
Run144 runs, which was played against England.

Mahela Jayawardene Player Profile

Personal Information

NameMahela Jayawardene
Full NameDenagamage Mahela de silva Jayawardene
DOB27 May 1977
NationalitySri Lankan
Age 46 Years
BirthplaceColombo, Sri Lanka
Batting StyleRight-Hand Batsman 
Height5  ft 6 inches
Role in TeamBatsman

Mahela Jayawardene highest score in ODI

Mahela Jayawardene played his first international match in 1998 against Zimbabwe. He has played a total of 448 matches in his ODI cricket career and has scored 12650 runs. His average is 33.38. He has hit 1119 fours and 76 sixes. He has scored 19 centuries and 77 half-centuries.He is the second Sri Lankan player to score more than 10,000 runs in ODI cricket. Jayawardene (batsman) and Muralitharan (bowler) have always taken the Sri Lankan team forward.

Mahela Jayawardene’s highest score in ODI IDI was 144 runs. He scored this run in the match played on 1 July 2011. He had scored 144 runs in 150 balls. He also hit 14 fours and 0 sixes. His playing strike rate was 96.00. Sri Lanka had scored 309 runs with Mahela’s 144 runs. In the Lakes match, England lost by getting bowled out for 240 runs. Sri Lanka won the match by 69 runs and Mahela was declared man of the match.

Top 5 Mahela Jayawardene highest score in ODI

Runs ScoredBall FacedAgainstDateEdition
144150England1 July2011
128123India27 October2000
123108Pakistan3 August2009
116129New Zealand10 April2001
108117Bangladesh8 January 2010

Mahela Jayawardene highest score in test

Jayawardene played his first Test match against India in Colombo in 1997. He played a total of 149 matches and scored 11814 runs, with an average of around 49.84. He hit a total of 1387 fours and 61 sixes in his career. He has 34 centuries and 50 half-centuries.

Jayawardene has played many big innings for his team, but his highest scoring Test innings was in 2006. He had then scored 374 runs. This match was played against Sri Lanka with South Africa in Colombo. Jayawardene played 572 balls in this innings and his strike rate was 65.38 runs per innings. He hit 43 fours and 1 six in this innings.

Jayawardene’s highest Test score is the fourth highest in the history of Test cricket. He is the first Sri Lankan captain to score a triple Test century and his 374 runs are the highest score. Let’s see Mahela Jayawardene’s top 5 test scores:

Mahela Jayawardene top 5 test scores

Runs ScoredBall FacedAgainstDateEdition
374572South Africa27-31 July2006
275435India16-20 November2009
240424Pakistan21-25 February2009
213411England18-22 December2007
203272Bangladesh27-30 January 2014

Mahela Jayawardene highest score in T20

Jayawardene played his first T20 International in 2006 against England. He has played 55 matches in his T20 career and scored 1121 runs with an average of 31.76. In total he hit 173 fours and 33 sixes. He has 1 century and 9 half-centuries in his career.

Jayawardene became the first Sri Lankan player to score a century in T20 International cricket. His highest score in a T20 match came against Zimbabwe in the 2010 World Cup. In which he scored 100 runs in 64 balls, which included 43 fours and 1 six. He is counted among the brilliant batsmen in all formats of cricket.

He has also played for several teams in various fantasy leagues around the world. He is the current head coach of the Mumbai Indians franchise in the Indian Premier League.

Let’s take a look at Mahela Jayawardene’s batting statistics and top 5 highest scores in IPL:

  • Batting stats of Mahela Jayawardene
  • Jayawardene Top 5 highest score in IPL
Runs ScoredBall FacedAgainstDateEdition
11059Kolkata Knight Riders4 April2010
9362Deccan Chargers16 April2010
7652Punjab Kings13 May2011
6652Kolkata Knight Riders3 April2013
5943Mumbai  Indians21 April2013

Mahela Jayawardene captaincy

Mahela Jayawardene has also played many important roles in his career as the captain of the Sri Lankan cricket team. He has also received respect for his captaincy skills. In 2006, when Marwan Atapattu was on the England tour, Jayawardene captained the team in his absence. Under his leadership, he made the team the Asia Cup winner in 2008. Jayawardene also became the first Sri Lankan captain to score three hundred runs in Test cricket three times.

Let’s have a look at the captaincy stats of Mahela Jayawardene:-

  • Mahela Jayawardene captaincy stats
FormatMatches WonLostDrawnTiedNo result
What is the highest score of Mahela Jayawardene in ODI, Test and T20?

Mahela Jayawardene’s highest score in ODI(144), Test(374), and in T20(100).

Who is the first Sri Lankan captain to score a triple test century?

Mahela Jayawardene is the first Sri Lankan captain to score atriple test century cricket.

How many total Centuries does Jayawardene have in all formats?

Mahela Jayawardene has a total of 55 centuries in all formats of cricket.

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