BBC Sport - Mahela Jayawardene: Ex-Sri Lanka batsman 'very happy' at Sussex

Jayawardene 'very happy' at Sussex

Former Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene is "very happy" with the "great opportunity" to play for Sussex in the T20 Blast.

The 37-year-old right-hander is "really looking forward" to playing against former team-mate and friend Kumar Sangakkara, who is playing for Surrey.

Jayawardene retired form international cricket after this year's World Cup having scored over 10,000 runs in both Test and one-day international cricket.

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