Mahela Jayawardena, the Consultant Coach of the ‘National Teams’, will leave for West Indies on the 09th January 2022 to join the U19 Team, which is already in the Caribbean, to take part in the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup.

Former Sri Lanka Captain Mahela Jayawardena has been appointed as the Consultant Coach for the national teams for a period of one year, effective from the 1st of January 2022, Sri Lanka Cricket SLC.

Jayawardena, in his new role, which is effective for a period of one year, will be in charge of the overall cricketing element of the national teams and will provide invaluable strategic support for the players and management teams at the High-Performance Center.