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Mahela Jayawardene is the Best Fielder?

Former captain Mahela Jayawardene one of the key player in Sri Lankan team recent past because of his batting ability and his captaincy skill. Also he is a good fielder. He has many fielding records in-front of his name. Mahela Jayawardene has took 440 International Catches in all forms of the game.

Let’s take a look at what Mahela Jayawardene has achieved as a Fielder

  • First and Only Non wicketkeeper to take 200+ catches in both Test and ODI matches.
  • Most Catches in ODI matches (218 catches)
  • Only Fielder to take 200 ODI catches.
  • Only Fielder to take 400 catches in International Matches.
  • Most Catches as a fielder in all forms of the game (440 catches)
  • Most catches in a calendar year for Sri Lanka (23 catches in 2004)
  • “c Jayawardene b Muralitharan” – Most common bowler- Fielder combination in Test matches (77 times)
  • Second Highest number of catches in Test matches (205 catches)
  • He had affected the most number of run-outs in ODI matches (23 times)

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