By Bipin Dani
Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has declined a suggestion to teach England’s Males’s group, it’s learnt.
Based on sources, Jayawardene was approached by Rob Key, who has not too long ago appointed as Managing Director of England’s Males’s group.
The method was made in India, the place Jayawardene is the pinnacle coach of the Mumbai Indians group.
The 44-year-old Jayawardene was approached to teach England’s two brief format groups, nonetheless Jayawardene is believed to have declined the supply citing household causes.
He has beforehand served a stint as batting marketing consultant coach for the England group.
The ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) have been approaching candidates to switch Chris Silverwood, who has taken over the pinnacle teaching function with the Sri Lankan group.
In one other improvement, Jayawardene couldn’t attend the zoom assembly referred to as by the brand new Sports activities Minister Thenuka Vidanamage with members of the previous Nationwide Sports activities Council (NSC).
“Mahela and Sanga (Kumar Sangakkara) both didn’t attend the meeting. Eight members of the former NSC attended the meeting today. I am giving a second date to non-attendees and have invited them for interviews and their views on Monday”, the minister confirmed late on Friday night.