Jayawardena in Crawley today for cricket masterclass

Mahela Jayawardene playing a reverse sweep. Picture by Mark Dunford
Mahela Jayawardene playing a reverse sweep. Picture by Mark Dunford
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Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardena is leading a cricket masterclass for kids this afternoon (Thursday) in Crawley.

One of the greatest batsmen ever, the former national captain now plays for Sussex in the T20 Blast.

Today he will be at Ifield Community College in a session organised by Crawley Cricket Academy teaching children techniques of the game.

He will be running a class for under-sixes to 11s from 3-4pm and under-12s to 17s from 4-5pm.

Anyone interested in taking part must book a place in advance by calling 07902 331000.

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