Jayawardene pulls out of Lancashire stint
Lancashire CCC can confirm that Mahela Jayawardene will not play for the Club in this year’s NatWest T20 Blast campaign due to personal reasons.
The former Sri Lanka Captain and current Mumbai Indians Head Coach was set to join up with the squad later this month ahead of the opening game against Durham Jets on Friday 7th July.
Head Coach Glen Chapple said, “It’s disappointing that Mahela won’t be joining us for the upcoming T20 campaign."
“We are currently reviewing and reassessing all options from a player perspective ahead of the NatWest T20 Blast campaign in light of this news.”
Jayawardene added, “I am very disappointed to be unable to join Lancashire Lightning in the upcoming NatWest T20 Blast as planned.
“I would like to wish the Club a successful campaign this year.”