New Delhi: Mahela Jayawardena and Kevin Pietersen were opponents till recently in the Sri Lanka-England Test series but arrived to join the Delhi Daredevils squad on Sunday and will now feature in the Indian Premier League as teammates.
With solid batting averages in the drawn series, both batsmen are in good form and are expected to bolster Delhi's chances after the team lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore on Saturday.
Jayawardena said he was looking forward to working with some of the best in international cricket. "I am looking forward to a good season with the team. It will be wonderful working with some wonderful cricketers with so much collective experience," said the centurion from the first innings of the Colombo Test.