The tributes have been lavish for Jayasuriya. Australian spin legend
Shane Warne named him as one of the best 20 players he has played
against or with. But the biggest tribute probably came from Sachin
Tendulkar, a contemporary of Jayasuriya, who captained India, when
Jayasuriya was breaking all sorts of records. Tendulkar's comments
were, "I haven't seen Bradman, but I have seen Jayasuriya." This was
in the year 1997, when Jayasuriya hit a career best 340 and 199 in
successive innings. ......