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Full name Mahinda Parakrama Jayaratne
Born May 11, 1967, Kurunegala
Died March 15, 1997, Sri Lanka (aged 29 years 308 days)
Major teams Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Mahinda Jayaratne died two days after being shot by a gunman who arrived by motorcycle at his home in Sri Lanka. He was a medium-pace bowler for North-Western Province and Kurunegala between 1989 and 1993, and when he was killed was running the campaign for a candidate in municipal elections.