New Delhi: IPL side Delhi Daredevils have named the vastly-experienced Mahela Jayawardena as Virender Sehwag's deputy for the fifth season of the tournament. The Sri Lankan had also been handed the national captaincy recently.
Making this announcement, Delhi Daredevils' Team Mentor T.A. Sekar said on Wednesday that it was an easy decision to make.
"He has an excellent track record as a leader of men and draws enormous respect from his team-mates," said Sekar, "We are aware of the immense value that Mahela brings to the table and are sure that the team will benefit from his presence in the leadership team."