Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Mahela choose to help Sri Lanka Cricket's grassroot

The Sri Lankan legendary batsman Mahela Jayawardene has offered to be a honorary advisor of Sri Lanka Cricket to uplift the grass root infrastructure of Sri Lanka cricket by the newly appointed Sports Minister.



Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene is set to take over a role with the country's cricket administration to develop the infrastructure of the local game at the feeder level.

Jayawardane, who retired from ODIs after the World Cup, was one of the finest batsmen to come through the highly competitive school cricket set up.

Mahela who has started in International cricket career 18 year ago in R Premadasa Stadium against India call his day for all form of Cricket after the defeat against South Africa in ICC World Cup Quarter finals.

Soon after the retirement Mahela Jayawardene has offered help Sri Lanka Cricket in an honorary advisory capacity to develop  Schools Cricket, Under 19, Sri Lanka A team & domestic cricket to meet international standard.

Mahela represented the country in 149 Tests, 448 ODI, and 55 T20s and carrying 25957 International runs under his belt.

Career Record with the bat 


MatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCtSt
Tests149252151181437449.842295951.4534501387612050
ODIs448418391265014433.371602078.9619771119762180
T20Is55558149310031.761121133.181917333170
First-class237383241783837449.6851803050
List A5415045015181163*33.4320942630
Twenty20170165244051110*28.733129129.4622646693660