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Lahore Test 2009: Sri Lanka playing XI - where are they now?

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03 Mar 2019, 23:00 IST

#4 Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene is a popular coach right now
Mahela Jayawardene is a popular coach right now

Regarded as one of the greatest ever batsmen to have played for Sri Lanka, Mahela Jayawardene is now a popular coach. He has a number of coaching assignments in various T20 Leagues across the globe with the more prominent one being the upcoming edition of IPL with Mumbai Indians.


#5 Thilan Samaraweera

Thilan Samaraweera was one of the players severely injured in the attack
Thilan Samaraweera was one of the players severely injured in the attack

Thilan Samaraweera was one of the best Test match players to have played for Sri Lanka in recent times. He last played a Test match in 2013 which was 4 years after the attack.

In November 2017, he was also announced as the batting coach for Sri Lanka until the end of 2019 World Cup. However, he was replaced by Jon Lewis in December last year.


#6 Tillakaratne Dilshan

Dilshan retired from international cricket in 2016
Dilshan retired from international cricket in 2016

Tillakaratne Dilshan played at no. 6 during that infamous Test match and was a centurion in the game too. He retired from all forms of the game in 2016.

After retirement, Dilshan has been involved in acting and in 2018, announced his entry into politics by joining Mahinda Rajapaksa's Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna party.


#7 Prasanna Jayawardene

Prasanna Jayawardene was a part of the playing XI in the match
Prasanna Jayawardene was a part of the playing XI in the match

Throughout his playing career, Prasanna Jayawardene was the preferred wicketkeeper for Sri Lanka in Test matches. He last played a game in 2015.

In October 2018, England hired Jayawardene as their wicketkeeping consultant.

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