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Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene pose for one last photo in whites, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day, August 18, 2014 (ESPNCI)


Fans congratulate Mahela Jayawardene after the Test, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day, August 18, 2014 (ESPNCI)


The Sri Lankan team with the series trophy, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day, August 18, 2014 (ESPNCI)


Mahela Jayawardene with his wife and baby daughter, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day, August 18, 2014 (ESPNCI)


Sri Lanka's players give Mahela Jayawardene a ride around the SSC, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day, August 18, 2014 (ESPNCI)


Chanaka Welegedara and Dhammika Prasad chair Mahela Jayawardene around the outfield, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day, August 18, 2014 (ESPNCI)


Kumar Sangakkara nearly collides with Kaushal Silva as he takes the catch that ends the Test match, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day, August 18, 2014 (ESPNCI)

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* Sri Lankan bowler Sachithra Senanayake returns from Perth after undergoing remedial work

Aug 21 (CP) Colombo- Sri Lanka's off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake who was sent off to Perth, Australia to undergo remedial work to correct his bowling action has returned after completing the training, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced today. Sachithra was working on remodeling of his bowling action at the University of Western Australia with the aid of the University consultant coach Darryl Foster to correct suspected bowling actions.
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* Pakistan determined to improve performance against Sri Lanka in ODIs

Aug 20 (Dunya News) COLOMBOľ After facing defeat in the Test series against Sri Lanka, Pakistan is all geared up to improve its performance up a notch in the One-Day (ODI) under the captaincy of Misbah-ul-Haq. Pakistan cricket team has been preparing perform well after being clean swept by the Sri Lankans in two Test matches. Under the supervision of the batting coach, Pakistan team would try to overcome its weaknesses in the practice session.
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* All-round Thisara powers President's XI win

Aug 20 (ESPNCI) Thisara Perera struck a brisk half-century and then took two wickets to help Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI beat Pakistanis by 13 runs according to the D/L method. Opting to bat, the President's XI openers Danushka Gunathilaka and Tillakaratne Dilshan raced to 48 in 7.2 overs, but Mohammad Talha struck twice in the space of three deliveries to peg the hosts back.
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* Sri Lankan cricket ponders life after golden generation

Aug 20 (AFP) Colombo: 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. Former captain Mahela Jayawardene, who ended his 17-year Test career on Monday following the 2-0 series win over Pakistan, said there was no cause for panic over the side's immediate future.
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