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Sanath set for new partnership
By Bandula Jayasekera
Leaders and celebrities ranging from President Kumaratunga and
cabinet ministers to all Sri Lanka's cricket stars will be
present at the much heralded wedding of Sri Lanka's top player
Sanath Jayasuriya to former AirLanka stewardess Sumudhu
Karunanayake at the five star Oberoi on Friday.
The guests for this wedding of the year will however be minus
former Miss World Aishwarya Rai, a friend and fan of Sanath.
The beauty queen was invited but regrets she is unable to make it
due to pressure of film commitments, her father Krishna Raj Rai
told Midweek Mirror by telephone yesterday.
Sanath and Aishwarya were judges at the Miss World pageant in
The Midweek Mirror learns that an invitation for Sanath and his
bride to come to the UAE soon after the wedding has been turned
down in view of his commitments for the upcoming tour by New Zea-