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* Mahela Jayawardene announces retirement from T20 cricket
Mon, Mar 17, 2014, 12:28 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka's former cricket captain Mahela Jayawardene will follow his team mate Kumar Sangakkara and retire from international Twenty20 cricket at the end of the World Twenty20.

Jayawardene, 36, announced that ongoing World Twenty20 in Bangladesh will be his last international T20 match.

His announcement comes a day after his fellow team mate and another former captain Kumar Sangakkara announced that he will retire from the format at the end of the World Twenty20.

Jayawardene, has played 49 T20Is to date, scoring 1,335 runs at 31.78, with a strike rate of 134.17, according to ESPN CricInfo.

Sangakkara, 36, has played 50 T20Is for Sri Lanka, hitting 1,311 runs at an average of 32.77 and a strike rate of 120.

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