The Sri Lankan fast bowler, known for his blond-tinted hair and distinctive slingshot action, received a guard of honour from his teammates at a packed R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Bowler Lasith Malinga claims the man of the match honours after taking four wickets in Sri Lanka's 20-run win over Cricket World Cup hosts England in Leeds.
New Zealand, who won the first match by 45 runs, take an unbeatable 2-0 lead before the final game of the series next week.
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