Jayawardene signs up for PSL draft

Published: October 28, 2015
Jayawardene. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

Jayawardene. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

KARACHI: Sri Lankan veteran Mahela Jayawardene on Wednesday became the latest player to sign up for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) draft which will be held in December, while the event will be played from February 4-24 in Dubai and Sharjah.

Jayawardene, who represented Sri Lanka in 149 Tests, 448 ODIs, and 55 T20Is, joins a club of more than 150 foreign players who have consented to be included in the players’ draft.

In an illustrious international career spanning 18 years, Jayawardene has established himself as a leading sportsperson with great mentorship qualities. Jayawardene led Sri Lanka to the finals of the 2007 ICC World Cup and the 2012 ICC World T20.

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“We shared the good news regarding [Kumar] Sangakkara yesterday and we now welcome Mahela Jayawardene to the PSL,” said Chairman Governing Council Najam Sethi. “He is a class player and he adds more quality to our league.”

Published in The Express Tribune, October 29th, 2015.

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