Mahela Jayawardene has been delegated as Sri Lanka’s men’s group expert for the first round of the T20 World Cup, beginning on October 17. Sri Lanka are important for the first round where they are gathered with the Netherlands, Ireland and Namibia – two out of who will fit the bill for the Super 12s.
Jayawardene, who is now in UAE as the lead trainer of Mumbai Indians, will join the Sri Lankan group by means of an air pocket to-bubble move following the IPL, which closes on October 14. Sri Lanka will have his administrations for a seven-day time span between October 16 and 23.
Jayawardene has likewise acknowledged the job of being an expert and coach for Sri Lanka’s U-19 side ahead of the pack up to the following year’s World Cup in West Indies. An authority SLC proclamation said that his five-month job with the U19 side will be acted in an ‘privileged’ limit.
“We are extremely glad to invite Mahela into his new jobs, as his quality with the Sri Lanka Team and the U19 Team will help the players monstrously,” said Ashley De Silva, CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket.
“From his playing days, Mahela was regarded for the huge cricketing information he brought into the game, first as a player, then, at that point, as a Captain, presently as a Coach for various groups,” De Silva added.
Jayawardene’s arrangement comes dependent on the suggestion made by SLC’s Technical Advisory Committee. The previous Sri Lankan chief has recently tried the job of a batting specialist to the England men’s group in 2015. He has been the lead trainer of Mumbai Indians since 2017, regulating two title wins in 2019 and 2020.