'Haven't Seen My Daughter For Many Days, Need To Get Back Home': Mahela Jayawardene To Leave SL T20 World Cup

Former cricketer and team consultant of Sri lanka Jayawardane has decided to fly back home. He is missing his daughter badly .

Shreyasi Sen
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Mahela Jayawardene, the former cricketer was working as a Sri Lanka team consultant in the ongoing T20 World Cup.He has decided to end up the bio-bubble. He will fly back home ahead of the Super 12 stage. He is missing his daughter badly as he's staying in the quarantine bio bubbles for a long time .


Mahela Jayawardene wants to fly back to home (Bing)

Jayawardane makes decision

"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 was quoted by The Island Online.

However, the former Sri Lanka captain has said, Jayawardane will assist team in the mega ICC event from home with the help of technology from home.

Also read, Mahela Jayawardene To Join Sri Lanka As A Consultant During T20 World Cup

"We have spoken about this individually. The batting area is something we still need to work on quite a bit and continue to do so. The bowling group has a lot of skill sets and creating situation awareness and match-ups to improve the skill set we had. I think so far we have been very good in executing that and hopefully, they will be able to do that even though it's going to be tougher," he added.

The 44-years old consaltant will also be a advisor and mentor to Sri Lanka's Under-19 team for five months as the team prepares for the World Cup next year.

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