Sanath Teran Jayasuriya is a former Sri Lankaa cricketer and a politician. Jayasuriya was an all-rounder, who had an illustrious Intl cricket career that spread over 2 decades. He was the captain of the Sri Lankaan cricket team from ’99 to ’03. Jayasuriya is the player to score around 13, 000 runs and capture around 300 wickets in One Day Internationals and is regarded as one of the best all rounders in the history of Limited overs cricket. He retired from test cricket in Dec ’07 and from limited overs cricket in Jun, ’11.