Sanga appointed as the Mentor Of Abu Dhabi Team in the T10 League

Former Sri Lankan cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara looks on as he gives some TV commentary during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on September 15, 2018. (Photo by Ishara S. KODIKARA / AFP) (Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara has been appointed as mentor for Team Abu Dhabi in the T10 League.

Team Abu Dhabi Cricket said ‘the outstanding wicket-keeper and batsman will support and provide leadership to the squad’.

“Announcement. Former #SriLanka skipper, @KumarSanga2 has been appointed as mentor for #TeamAbuDhabi. The outstanding wicket-keeper & batsman will support & provide leadership to the squad in what is set to be the most exciting season of cricket’s fastest format – #AbuDhabiT10!” the team tweeted.

Sangakkara is set to mentor West Indies great Chris Gayle and Sri Lanka cricketer Avishka Fernando.

12 Sri Lankan cricketers have been picked to play in the fourth edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 league.

The tournament will be played from 28th January to 6th February, with all matches taking place in the Zayed International Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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