Angelo Mathews, Mahela Jayawardene lift Sri Lanka to 275-7

Skipper Angelo Mathews smashed 89 off 85 balls and Mahela Jayawardene made 63 as Sri Lanka recovered to post 275-7 from 45 overs in the first one-dayer against Pakistan on Saturday.

Sri Lanka ponder life after golden generation

Sri Lanka are banking on young talent to see them through a transitional phase in Test cricket despite the departure of one batting great, another approaching retirement and an ageing spinner in the ranks.

Wish I played more Tests in Australia, England: Mahela Jayawardene

As his illustrious innings in Test cricket came to an end, the artistic Mahela Jayawardene wished he could play more matches in Australia, England and South Africa and built his reputation of being a connoisseurs delight the world over.

Thank you all for your support, says emotional Mahela Jayawardene

An emotional Mahela Jayawardene ended his glittering, 17-year Test career on a high Monday as Sri Lanka won the second and final Test against Pakistan by 105 runs to sweep the series 2-0.

Farewell hero Mahela Jayawardene still chasing World Cup dream

Former captain Mahela Jayawardene left the test scene on Monday vowing to devote his energies towards helping Sri Lanka win another 50-over World Cup next year in Australia and New Zealand.

Mahela Jayawardene rules out politics and coaching

Mahela Jayawardene, who retired from Test cricket today after a glorious Test career, ruled himself out from entering politics or seeking a coaching position with the national team.

Would be hard to play without Mahela Jayawardene: Kumar Sangakkara

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has said it would be difficult to fill the shoes of Mahela Jayawardene, who ended his 17-year-long Test career here Sunday.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 105 runs in second Test to win series

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene got a fitting farewell from Test cricket as his side won the two-match series against Pakistan.

A quick look at Mahela Jayawardene`s Test career

Factfile on Sri Lanka`s Mahela Jayawardene, who retired from Test cricket here on Monday.

Mahela Jayawardene ends glorious Test career on a high

Mahela Jayawardene ended his 17-year Test career on a victorious note today as Sri Lanka won the second and final Test against Pakistan by 105 runs to sweep the series 2-0.

Mahela Jayawardene impact will be felt for years

Mahela Jayawardene closed the curtain on an illustrious test career on Monday, leaving a huge gap in the Sri Lanka batting order as well as the dressing room, which the island country will find difficult to bridge.

Harbhajan, Laxman call Jayawardene legend

Cricketers, both former as well as current, took to social media to hail retiring Sri Lankan great Mahela Jayawardene as a legend.

2nd Test: Sri Lanka prosper as Rangana Herath wrecks Pakistan again

Sri Lanka stepped closer to giving former captain Mahela Jayawardene a winning farewell after Rangana Herath skittled Pakistan once more in the second Test in Colombo on Sunday.

Pakistan must score 271 to ruin Jayawardene`s farewell

Pakistan were set a target of 271 to record a series-levelling win in the second Test against Sri Lanka on Sunday and ruin the retiring Mahela Jayawardene`s farewell party.

Pakistan bounce back as Mahela Jayawardene falls for 54

Mahela Jayawardene was dismissed for 54 in his last Test innings as Pakistan kept themselves in the hunt to force a series-levelling win in the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday.

Mahela Jayawardene falls for 54 in final Test innings

Sri Lanka`s Mahela Jayawardene was dismissed for 54 in his last Test innings on the fourth day of the second Test against Pakistan on Sunday.

Sanga, Mahela put Sri Lanka on top against Pakistan

Mahela Jayawardene scored an unbeaten 49 in his last Test innings as Sri Lanka took charge of the second and final match against Pakistan in Colombo on Saturday.

Sri Lanka edge ahead in Pakistan Test

Opener Upul Tharanga scored 45 as Sri Lanka went ahead by 74 runs with eight wickets in hand in the second and final Test against Pakistan in Colombo on Saturday.

2nd Test, Day 1: Junaid Khan, Wahab Riaz rattle Sri Lanka

Mahela Jayawardene scored four streaky runs in his last Test as Pakistan`s bowlers dismantled Sri Lanka`s first innings at the start of the second and final match, here on Thursday.

Angelo Mathews says cricketers like Mahela Jayawardene come around rarely

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has said that cricketers like Mahela Jayawardene come around very rarely and younger players in the team have a lot to learn from his fighting attitude.