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Full Name  Mahela Lakmal Udawtte
Born  (1986-07-19) 19 July 1986 (age 28)
Birth Place  Colombo, Sri Lanka
Role  Batsman
Name  Mahela Udawtte
National team   Sri Lanka
Batting style  Left-handed
Bowling style  Right-arm off-spin

Mahela Udawatte (Cricketer)
Competition ODIs FC LA T20
Matches 9 59 73 29
Runs scored 257 3,105 2,379 427
Batting average 28.55 31.05 33.98 16.42
100s/50s 0/2 3/20 3/14 0/2
Top score 73 168 161 51*
Balls bowled 210 42 37
Wickets 5 1 2
Bowling average 28.80 31.00 19.50
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 2/31 1/24 2/17
Catches/stumpings 0/– 31/– 18/– 7/–

Mahela Lakmal Udawtte known as Mahela Udawatte (born 19 July 1986, in Colombo) is a Sri Lankan opening batsman who made his first class debut in 2004-05 in Sri Lanka and he was also named in the thirty-man provincial squad for the 2007 World Cup but failed to make it to the final fifteen. He is a left-handed batsman and right-handed off-spinner a possible replacement for Sanath Jayasuriya in the national sides opening berth in One Day International crickets. He was chosen for the Sri Lanka ODI squad for their tour of West Indies in April 2008 and played in all three ODIs.


His average in first class cricket may not be that great, but it his hard hitting capabilities that have left many an expert rooting for him. Udawatte plays first class cricket for the Chilaw Marians Cricket Club. He had also scored three centuries in only five matches in domestic competitions.

Mahela Udawatte (Cricketer) in the past

Mahela udawatte vs umar gul canada t20

Early and domestic career

Mahela Udawatte was educated at one of the leading schools in Sri Lanka, Ananda College, Colombo. It was there that he learned to play cricket. He acted as top order batsman and he had batted at No. 3 at school in his school cricket team. He scored more than 1000 runs for his school in 2003 and he was overlooked for the Sri Lankan Under-19 team due to that seasoning performance. Straight after his left from school, he joined Chilaw Marians SC and Promoted to open the batting. He has also played for Kings of Khulna in Bangladeshs NCL T20 Bangladesh.

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