Mahela to supervise national teams at all levels?

Former Sri Lanka Captain, prolific cricket coach, and the Head of the present Sri Lanka National Sports Council (NSC), Mahela Jayawardene, is tipped to supervise Sri Lanka national cricket teams in all leading tiers, namely Under-19, Sri Lanka ‘A’, and Sri Lanka, the Morning Sports learnt.

“We have planned out a new structure and we are waiting for the approval for that. The Board (Sri Lanka Cricket or SLC) and all have to confirm whether it is okay. Only then that we’ll have to see how to proceed,” SLC Technical Committee Chairman Aravinda de Silva told the Morning yesterday (18).

Next week’s meeting

Asked whether the SLC and the Technical Committee is contemplating on the possible replacement for Sri Lanka Head Coach Mickey Arthur, de Silva said they will look into the matter only next week.

“Not yet. We have to finish our evaluations. Mickey will anyway be there till December. Only on Monday (22) that we (the Technical Committee) will have a meeting where we are going to decide on that,” he said.[…]

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