The most successful franchise in the history of the Indian Premier League Mumbai Indians is now spreading its branches and for that, they have provided a new job to their elite members – Mahela Jayawardane and Zaheer Khan.
The former Sri Lankan captain has been appointed as the head of performance. From this Jayawardane with his team will provide leadership of the group’s cricket operations worldwide, including overall strategic planning, and the creation of an integrated global high-performance eco-system. This will help to connect various cricket clubs of different countries and promote cricket over there.
During this, they will also see the coaching and support structures of different teams. Mumbai is all looking to promote and take its brand to a great level and hence they are carrying all the logistics to execute it on a great level.
Mahela Jayawardene talked about his new role and said, “It is an absolute honor for me to lead MI’s global cricket operations. Mrs. Ambani and Akash’s leadership and guidance have made MI the most valued global cricket franchise and I am very happy to see MI grow globally. I look forward to this new responsibility to build a strong cohesive global brand of cricket.”
Zaheer also looked happy with his role and stated, “I am humbled to take on this new role and thank Mrs. Nita Ambani and Akash for their faith in me. MI has been home for me as a player and as a coaching team member, and now as we embark on a new journey. I look ahead to working closely with all the stakeholders in the global network to unearth new potential that can join the family.”