Arjuna Ranatunga

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Birthday
1, 1963
Birthplace
Sri Lanka
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
1, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Sri Lanka

About

Former cricketer nicknamed "Captain Cool" who is widely credited with helping to make Sri Lanka a major force in cricket, captaining his country to victory at the 1996 Cricket World Cup. After retiring from the sport, he entered the political world, serving as the Minister of Highways, Ports & Shipping.

Before Fame

He played in Sri Lanka's inaugural Test at age 18. 

Trivia

He became the first batsman ever first to score over 4,500 ODI runs when batting in the fifth position. 

Family Life

He married a woman named Samadara and has a son named Dhyan.

Associated With

He was teammates with Chaminda Vaas at the 1996 Cricket World Cup.