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Emotional Jayawardene ends Test career on a high

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An emotional Mahela Jayawardene ended his glittering, 17-year Test career on a high Monday as Sri Lanka won the second and final Test against Pakistan by 105 runs to sweep the series 2-0. 

Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella (L) and Mahela Jayawardene (C) successfully appeal for a Leg Before Wicket decision against Pakistan's Abdur Rehman (R) during the fourth day of the second Test in Colombo on August 17, 2014

The 37-year-old was hoisted onto his teammates' shoulders for a lap of honour after the tourists, who resumed their second innings at 127-7 chasing a target of 271, were shot out for 165 before lunch on the fifth day.

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