After the inclusion of Kumar Sangakkara another former Sri Lankan captain and classic batsman Mahela Jayawardene signs up for PSL draft.
“We shared the good news regarding Sangakkara yesterday and we now welcome Mahela Jayawardene to the PSL. Mahela Jayawardene is a class player and he adds more quality to our league,” said chairman of PSL governing council, Najam Sethi.
Mahela Jayawardene’s joining took the total number of international players appearing in the PSL draft to 158 and number of Sri Lankan players went up to 21.
He joins fellow Sri Lankans Kumar Sangakkara, TM Dilshan, Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews, Ajantha Mendis, Thisara Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Upul Tharanga, Chamara Kapugedera, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Seekuge Prasanna, K Weeraratne, Sachithra Senanayake, Dushmantha Chameera, Isuru Udana, Dilshan Munaweera, and Kithuruwan Vithanage.