Originally Posted by sideshowtim
It's amazing how much better he is than Ranatunga. Ranatungas side was one of the worst side of sportsmen in living history, and he trained them to be that way. Jayawardene and his magnificent monobrow however are magnificent sportsmen. A class act all the way.
When Jayawardena's Brother died of Cancer Jayawardena gave up playing cricket ..... saying that he's Brother was a better cricketer than him. It was Ranatunga who Coaxed him to come to his club and practice and showed him consolation. Ranatunga was one of the best captains of the subcontinant ..... after Imran.