Mahela Jayawardene has been appointed as Sri Lankan nationwide crew advisor.© AFP
Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene would be the advisor trainer of the nationwide groups beginning subsequent 12 months, the rustic’s cricket board introduced on Monday. Jayawardene was once appointed to the most recent position by way of Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) government committee in session with the technical advisory committee of the Board. In his new position which is efficacious for a duration of 1 12 months, Mumbai Indians trainer Jayawardene might be answerable for the total cricketing issues of the nationwide groups and can supply strategic beef up to the gamers and control groups on the Prime-Efficiency Heart.
“We’re extraordinarily glad that Mahela is becoming a member of the Nationwide Group for a longer position, particularly given the context that Sri Lanka has a heavy global calendar right through the 12 months 2022,” stated Sri Lanka Cricket CEO Ashley de Silva.
“Mahela’s contributions right through the primary spherical of the ICC Males’s T20 Global Cup changed into beneficial for the total performances of our crew within the concluded tournament,” de Silva added.
In spite of the brand new appointment, Jayawardene will proceed in his position with the Underneath-19 crew because it prepares for subsequent 12 months’s ICC U-19 Global Cup to be held in West Indies.
“That is an exhilarating alternative to paintings with the nationwide cricketers and coaches in our more than a few building squads, together with the U19 and A Group groups, to lend a hand us do justice to the large cricketing skill and doable in Sri Lanka,” stated Jayawardene.
“I’m very Sri Lankan cricket and imagine that with a coordinated and targeted crew effort, taking a holistic means operating throughout all age teams, we will be able to succeed in constant good fortune one day,” he added.
He stated his primary position might be supporting the crew of nationwide coaches and beef up body of workers in the case of preparation and strategic pondering right through the approaching 12 months.
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