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Mahela Jayawardene

About Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene is a Sri Lankan Cricket batsman and captain of the Sri Lankan cricket team. He is in news in February 09 for his record test cricket batting partnership with Thilan Samaraweera for the 4th wicket

Jayawardene is amongst the five players who was injured in the 2009 terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team near the Gaddafi Stadium on Lahore on March 3, 2009. Jayawardene, along with English match referee Chris Broad, is amongst the first few to be called by ICC to give first hand account of the Lahore attack.

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