Former cricketers congratulate President

19 November 2019 02:52 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A number of former star cricketers including Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena extended their wishes to newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Kumar Sangakkara congratulated President Rajapaksa and wished him the strength of vision to rise above petty party and familial politics and loyalties and truly unite all peoples of Sri Lanka.

Mahela Jayawardena wished the new President strength to bring all Sri Lankan’s together and implement his vision for a working nation.

Meanwhile, Russel Arnold congratulated the President and said togetherness, peace and prosperity is what we all want. “Trust you will take us there,” Russel tweeted.

Rangana Herath said he was certain that the country will achieve great milestones under the new President’s leadership. “Wishing you strength and courage,” Herath said. 

  Comments - 4

  • Appu Tuesday, 19 November 2019 03:09 PM

    This is the genuine courtesy. Not expecting any thing from the president.

    Bapu Tuesday, 19 November 2019 05:34 PM

    They almost got caned by the former!!!

    Eddie Tuesday, 19 November 2019 04:45 PM

    How news worthy?

    Vipin B Wednesday, 20 November 2019 09:47 AM

    These are cricketing politicos of Sri Lanka.

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