A Buddhist monk blesses Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene
Mahela Jayawardene

A Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka blesses Mahela Jayawardena during a Buddhist ceremony at the Sri Lanka Cricket headquarters in Colombo on October 14, 2011, prior to the Sri Lankan team’s departure for a cricket tour of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Sri Lanka will play three Tests, five One-dayers and a Twenty20 match against Pakistan in UAE due to the prevailing security situation in Pakistan. The first Test at the neutral venue starts in Abu Dhabi from October 18, 2011. AFP PHOTO/ Lakruwan WANNIARACHCH.

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