Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Mahela choose to help Sri Lanka Cricket's grassroot
4/01/2015 12:21:00 AM cricket , domestic cricket , mahela , Mahela Jayawardene , schools cricket , slcThe Sri Lankan legendary batsman Mahela Jayawardene has offered to be a honorary advisor of Sri Lanka Cricket to uplift the grass root infrastructure of Sri Lanka cricket by the newly appointed Sports Minister.
Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene is set to take over a role with the country's cricket administration to develop the infrastructure of the local game at the feeder level.
Jayawardane, who retired from ODIs after the World Cup, was one of the finest batsmen to come through the highly competitive school cricket set up.
Mahela who has started in International cricket career 18 year ago in R Premadasa Stadium against India call his day for all form of Cricket after the defeat against South Africa in ICC World Cup Quarter finals.
Soon after the retirement Mahela Jayawardene has offered help Sri Lanka Cricket in an honorary advisory capacity to develop Schools Cricket, Under 19, Sri Lanka A team & domestic cricket to meet international standard.
Mahela represented the country in 149 Tests, 448 ODI, and 55 T20s and carrying 25957 International runs under his belt.
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