KARACHI, Oct. 28 (APP): Veteran Sri Lankan Mahela Jayawardene has
signed up with the Pakistan Super League (PSL), it was announced on Wednesday.
Classical batsman Jayawardene, has represented Sri Lanka in 149 Test
matches, 448 ODIs, and 55 T20Is, joined the club of more than 150 foreign players who have consented to be included in the player draft.
“We shared the good news regarding Sangakkara yesterday and we now
welcome Mahela Jayawardene to the PSL. Mahela is a class player and he
adds more quality to our league,” said Chairman Governing Council, Najam Sethi.
Mahela Jayawardene joins fellow Sri Lankans Kumar Sangakkara, Angelo
Mathews, Lasith Malinga, TM Dilshan, Thisara Perera, Ajantha Mendis,
Lahiru Thirimanne, Nuwan Kulasekara, Chamara Kapugedera, Dinesh Chandimal, Seekuge Prasanna, K Weeraratne, Jeevan Mendis, Upul Tharanga, Sachithra Senanayake, Dilshan Munaweera, Isuru Udana, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, and Dushmantha Chameera.The opening edition of PSL will be held in Dubai and Sharjah from
February 4-24 2016. Five city-based franchises set to take part. Teams included Quetta,
Lahore, Peshwar, Karachi, and Islamabad.