Mahela Jayawardene is leaving the Sri Lankan squad in T20 World Cup 2021. Jayawardene has chosen to leave the Sri Lankan squad. Before the Super 12 organize of the T20 World Cup 2021. Jayawardene had joined the side as a specialist before the event. Also, Sri Lanka qualified for the Super 12 stage. After winning the first two matches within the first round. Jayawardene played amid this stage was praised by the captain and the support group. Jayawardene revealed that continuous spells of bio-bubbles and quarantines. He has unfortunately taken its toll on him and he wants to get back home.
“It’s tough. I just counted that I have been 135 days in quarantine and bubbles since June and I am in (the) last legs. But I totally understand and I told them I will be with the group with the technology that we have. I hope that anyone can understand that being a father that I haven’t seen my daughter for that many days. I definitely need to get back home,” Jayawardene stated.
Mahela was the head coach of the Southern Braves side. Also, won The Hundred and he moved to the UAE. After the competition and coached Mumbai Indians. During the second phase of the Indian Premier League 2021. Sri Lanka is set to face the Netherlands in the final game. In the first round at Sharjah on Friday, October 22. Although they have already qualified. Mahela felt that it would be a good opportunity to set up for the Super 12 stage.
“We’ll change the template and the way we want to play in Sharjah. In the Super 12 group, we have three games in Sharjah, one in Dubai, and one in Abu Dhabi so our template and strategy will change according to the surface and how we want to go about,” Mahela Jayawardene said.
“Before I leave, I’ll put all structures in place and give them a better idea because I was involved in a few games in Sharjah two weeks back in the IPL and we saw how in the playoffs the surfaces were playing,” Jayawardene added.