Ahead of the upcoming season of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), Khulna Titans announced their head coach for the tournament. Former Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene has been appointed as head coach of Khulna Titans for the next two seasons of the tournament.
The managing director of the team, Kazi Inam Ahmed confirmed the news. He belives Jayawardane’s presence in the team will help the players a lot.
“We are excited to have Mahela Jayawardane join the Titans as head coach for next two editions of BPL. He has always been a great leader on the field and has won big tournaments for Sri Lanka. We were thrilled to see him win the IPL recently as the coach of the Mumbai Indians. I am sure all of us Titans will learn a lot from him and the tournament will be enriched by his presence” said Khulna Titans Managing Director Kazi Inam Ahmed.
The experienced former Sri Lankan cricketer will replace former Bangladesh coach Stuart Law who was the head-coach in the previous season of the Bangladesh League (BPL). But he will not be available for this season as recently he has taken the job as the head coach of West Indies cricket team.
The fifth edition of the Bangladesh domestic Twenty20 tournament is set to start from November 4 this year.