By Indika Sri Aravinda
Sri Lanka’s master blaster Sanath Jayasuriya is to contest to the upcoming General Elections under the UPFA ticket from the Matara district. Speaking to Daily Mirror online UPFA sources said that he will hand over his application papers to contest the polls soon.
Meanwhile Sri Lanka Cricket sources said that Jayasuriya will need clearance from the Sri Lankan Cricket Board in order to contest while playing cricket.
When contacted by Daily Mirror online Jayasuriya confirmed that he has been invited by the UPFA to contest the polls but did not wish to comment further as he is still a contracted cricketer.