To millions of Sri Lankans who may have wanted a role model, there
could not have been a better bet than Sanath Jayasuriya to fit the
bill. He had almost everything many Sri Lankans before him did not
have. International fame, flair, flamboyance, style, grace, boyish
bravery, skill, poise and above all, simplicity, he had it all. The
kind of guy that mothers would have wanted their daughters to bring
home or fathers would have wanted their sons to emulate........
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