Discussions are underway to recruit Mahela Jayawardene as a mentor for Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), says Sri Lanka Cricket Technical Committee chairman Aravinda De Silva.
Jayawardene is the head coach for the Mumbai Indians at present.
De Silva said that discussions are underway in this regard.
The ‘Ada’ newspaper reports that De Silva added that Jayawardene is looking forward to join the SLC training panel.
Former Sri Lanka Cricket captain and expert batsman Mahela Jayawardene’s skills in coaching have been discussed over the years, especially with the superior talents displayed by the Mumbai Indians at the Indian Premier League, the world’s most famous cricket league.
Jayawardene was appointed head coach of Mumbai Indians in 2017 and was instrumental in guiding the team to victory in 2017, 2019 and 2020.