The hosts swept the two-match series in Galle 2-0 with their 100th Test win and maintained the tourists' 100 per cent losing record in cricket's longest format.
The left-armer reached the milestone on day five against Ireland, only Jayasuriya's seventh Test, when he had first-innings centurion Paul Stirling caught by a diving Kusal Mendis at short extra cover.
The local board named Upul Tharanga as head of a five-member selection committee for a period of two years. The first task for selectors will be to pick a squad for a six-match white-ball series against Zimbabwe...
Prabath Jayasuriya picked up the fourth-best figures in the history of Test match by a debutant to back up Dinesh Chandimal’s first double hundred as Sri Lanka beat Australia by an innings and 39 runs to level their two-Test series