Mahela Jayawardena plays his last Test match today
Thursday, 14 August 2014 - 11:23
The first day of the second test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan is currently getting underway at the Colombo SSC grounds.
The test match which begins today will be an important as well an emotional one to all the Sri Lankan fans as the legacy in the history of Cricket Mahela Jaywardena bids farewell to Test matches.
Cricket fans will not see Mahela Jayawardena after the second test in the white kit again, as he bids farewell to the longer format of the game.
Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena are both amongst the top batsman who have passed the 11,000 runs mark in test cricket.
Mahela Jayawardena has scored a total of 2863 runs in 26 test matches played at the SSC and is the highest scorer at any single venue in test cricket.
Tweeting about his last Test match, the cricket star said,
Jayawardena has made 148 test appearances scoring 11,756 runs which include 34 centuries and 49 half centuries.
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