Mahela Jayawardene to join England as consultant
Dobell: England will look to use Jayawardene's expertise
Mahela Jayawardene is to join the England side as batting advisor. The productive batsman will, ABOCcricinfo comprehends, be a piece of the England training group going to the UAE for the Test and restricted overs arrangement against Pakistan.
He is not a full time individual from the ECB staff, however is prone to be contracted for a certain measure of days a year, much in the way that Mushtaq Ahmed was in his period as twist specialist.
Jayawardene earned an exceptional record as a batsman over the organizations and around the globe in an 18-year universal vocation. Be that as it may, it is his mastery in Asian conditions, specifically, and against twist knocking down some pins that intrigues England now. Throughout the succeeding year and a half or something like that, England won't just play Pakistan in the UAE, however visit India and Bangladesh, and additionally facilitating Sri Lanka and Pakistan. The 2016 World T20 is furthermore in India.
He framed an in number association with Trevor Bayliss and Paul Farbrace, the England mentor and collaborator mentor, amid their spells satisfying comparative obligations with the Sri Lanka group and, as was uncovered by ABOCcricinfo, has been in chats with the pair subsequent to July.
Jayawardene's arrangement does not so much mean the end of Mark Ramprakash's part with the England group. Ramprakash is out of agreement toward the end of the season, however England will in any case be holding an ever-present batting mentor.
News of Jayawardene's arrangement may incite disillusionment in Sri Lanka. Enormously prevalent and regarded in his country, a group on the move would most likely profit by his intelligence and experience. No part was on offer from Sri Lanka, however that may yet come future on and he has been helping SLC in a privileged limit as they take a shot at a residential redo.