Mahela Jayawardena ‘not ready’ for Sri Lanka manager job; manners himself out of India post


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Sri Lanka batting fable Mahela Jayawardena has ruled himself out of using for India coach’s purpose notwithstanding some murmurs to a same doing a rounds. At a same time, Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala believes he doesn’t nonetheless have adequate knowledge to take over for a inhabitant group following a depart of Graham Ford.

“Mahela is still brief of knowledge as a comparison coach, he might be good as a T20 batting or a fielding coach,” Sumathipala told internal Neth FM radio. He serve combined that a former Sri Lanka captain also has some of his personification day contemporaries in a stream inhabitant side. He called time on his career in 2014 after a festive career. Since then, he has been partial of Mumbai Indians in a Indian Premier League as a coach.

Ford quit from his post this past week after only one year reportedly due to differences of opinion with Sumathipala’s management. Sri Lanka has suffered ever given a retirement of Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara with no one unequivocally stepping adult and creation themselves count. Even in terms of coaches, a Island republic has seen nine halt and permanent coaches given 2011.

Away from Sri Lanka, Jayawardena took to Twitter to order himself out of row for a India post that has been left empty given a abdication of Anil Kumble. “Flattered by conjecture joining me to India coaching pursuit though we am not looking during full-time positions right now. I am totally focused on stream commitments with MI and Khulna,” he wrote.

Even if Jayawardena does request for India job, his impasse as Mumbai Indians manager would be deliberate as a dispute of seductiveness – on a same lines as Rahul Dravid is during his stream ability with Delhi Daredevils and India U-19. The options for SLC as Ford’s deputy are Chandika Hathurusinghe, Stephen Fleming, Scott Styris and Tom Moody.

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