President Kumaratunga joins in to cheer the team

Photo: The President cheers the team

SRI LANKA, Colombo, 06 August, 1997: Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga (L) joins in cheering the home team after Sri Lanka set a new world record piling the highest ever Test score of 952 against India. The score betters England's record of 903 against Australia in 1938. At right is Sri Lanka's master batsman Sanath Jayasuriya (R) who scored 340 and next to him is skipper Arjuna Ranatunga who scored 86 in the same match. © AFP/SENA VIDANAGAMA.

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