Mahela Jayawardene walks off to a standing ovation after his final ODI innings on home soil, during the seventh and final match of the ODI series between Sri Lanka and England at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on December 16, 2014.
Mahela Jayawardene at his last practice session in Sri Lanka, a day ahead of his final ODI appearance on home soil, which will be against England in the 7th ODI at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on December 16, 2014.
In his final ODI match in his hometown Kandy, Kumar Sangakkara waves to the cheering spectators after Sri Lanka defeated England in the sixth match of the seven-match series to win the series 4-2 on December 13, 2014, at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.
Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene, playing in their final ODI match on home soil, wave to the cheering spectators as they walk off the field for the final time after Sri Lanka's victory against England in the seventh and final ODI at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on December 16, 2014.
The 7th ODI between England and Sri Lanka in Colombo on December 16, 2014, is Mahela Jayawardene's and Kumar Sangakkara's final ODI appearance on home soil. Jayawardene talks to reporters on the eve of the match.
The immensely popular Sangakkara addressed reporters at the media stakeout, while having to constantly raise his voice in order to be heard above the large number of fans who had gathered just outside. They were chanting, "Sanga, Sanga, Sanga".