Road Safety World Series final: The ball swung into Sachin Tendulkar and found a big gap between his bat and pad to send his off-stump flying.
Jasprit Bumrah was named the player of the match for his impressive spell of four overs in which he took three wickets for 12 runs.
Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Monday it would invite Nuwan Kulasekara to witness the game at the R. Premadasa Stadium, and arrange a ceremony to honour him.
Nuwan Kulasekara had 199 scalps in 184 ODIs while he took another 66 wickets in 58 T20 matches in a career spanning over 15 years.
Dhoni's match-finishing six in the 2011 World Cup has become a lasting image of cricket in India.
Nuwan Kulasekara's deft bowling helped Sri Lanka defeat Bangladesh by 71 runs in the third one-day international, securing a 1-1 draw in the three-match series in Colombo on Saturday.
Sri Lanka cricketer Nuwan Kulasekara was on the A-1 highway when a motorcyclist travelling in the opposite direction hit a barrier dividing the lanes and crashed into the cricketer's vehicle, police said
Nuwan Kulasekara made his Test debut for Sri Lanka against New Zealand in Napier in 2005, and has taken 48 wickets in 21 matches in the longest format of the game
Lasith Malinga, who missed the New Zealand series due to injury, has been named as skipper of the Sri Lankan team for the Asia Cup and World Twenty20. Nuwan Kulasekara and Rangana Herath also return.
After claiming Luke Ronchi's wicket, Nuwan Kulasekara aggressively changed direction towards the dismissed batsman, which was considered unacceptable by the match officials.