Mahela to Quit test after the Pakistan tournament


Mahela Jayawardane has stated that he will retire from Test Cricket after upcomming Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka in August this year.

In his letter addressed to the Chief Executive Officer of SLC Ashley De Silva, Mahela stated that he would like to retire from Test cricket after the forthcoming Test series against South Africa and Pakistan.

Mahela added, " It was not an easy decision to make given that it has been a great privilege and honour representing my country during the past 18 years, but I believe this is the right time".

The former Captain of Sri Lanka reiterated that he is fully committed to represent the country in ODI cricket matches.