Published On: Wed, Aug 5th, 2015

Jayawardene may coach England for Pakistan Test series

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NOTTINGHAM: Sri-Lanka’s former Test player Mahela Jayawardene is ready to be appointed as batting consultant by England for the away Test series against Pakistan at United Arab Emirates(UAE).

An official from England and Wales Cricket Board said that they are having conversations with Mahela for a possible short-term consultancy contract for the UAE tour as he is familiar to those conditions, but nothing has been finalized yet.

The UAE Test series between England and Pakistan will began in October, the tour will last for two months and also includes ODI series and T20 internationals. On their last visit to UAE, England was clean sweep by Greenshirts 3-0 and at that moment they were the No.1 Test team in the World in 2012.

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