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Retiring Jayawardene puts Sri Lanka on top in Pakistan Test

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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 batsman Mahela Jayawardene (R) plays a shot as Pakistan's Azhar Ali takes cover on the third day of the second Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) Ground in Colombo on August 16, 2014

The hosts, who trailed by 12 runs on the first innings, put on a strong batting performance to move to 177-2 in their second innings by stumps on the third day at the Sinhalese Sports Club.

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