Second Test: Mahela Jayawardene Scores 4 as Sri Lanka Crumble on Day 1

Skipper Angelo Mathews was dismissed off what became the last ball of the day for 39, leaving Dhammika Prasad unbeaten on four as Sri Lanka reached 261/8 at stumps on Day 1 of the second Test against Pakistan.

updated: August 14, 2014 23:23 IST
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Mahela Jayawardene walks past Pakistan's guard-of-honour on Thursday.

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Colombo: Mahela Jayawardene scored four streaky runs in his last Test as Pakistan's bowlers dismantled Sri Lanka's first innings at the start of the second and final match in Colombo on Thursday. (SCORECARD)

The hosts, who won the toss and elected to bat on the easy-paced wicket, found runs hard to come by against the steady attack and plodded to 261-8 by stumps on the opening day at the Sinhalese Sports Club.

Upul Tharanga hit 92 and fellow opener Kaushal Silva made 41, but Sri Lanka lost seven wickets on either side of the tea interval after coasting at 144-1.

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