Sri Lanka Wary of 'Unpredictable' Pakistan in Mahela Jayawardene's Final Series.


Rusty Pakistan and overworked Sri Lanka are set for an enthralling contest when they open a two-Test series in Galle today, the last for the retiring Mahela Jayawardene.


The former Sri Lankan captain, whose elegant batting has seen him rise to sixth place in the all-time scorers' list with 11,671 runs in 147 Tests, is due to quit the longer format after the series.


But rival captains Misbah-ul Haq of Pakistan and Angelo Mathews of Sri Lanka will look to put aside the emotions of a farewell series as they find themselves battling contrasting worries.