Arjuna Ranatunga: 15 facts to know about Sri Lanka’s World Cup-winning captain

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Arjuna Ranatunga, who was Sri Lanka's World Cup winning captain in 1996, also finished the tournament with the highest average. He averaged 120.5. Born on December 1, 1963, is one of Sri Lanka’s greatest captains. He changed the face of Sri Lanka cricket by leading them to victory in the 1996 World

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Arjuna Ranatunga is now the Minster Ports and Shipping - Has been since Jan, 2014.

Nishantha Ranatunga was replaced at SLC an year ago.

Ananda College entire cricket alumni since Sri Lanka's full ICC membership;

Marvan Atapattu - former Sri Lanka Test cricket captain
Dinesh Chandimal - Sri Lankan Test cricketer
Ajit de Silva - former Sri Lanka Test cricketer
Akalanka Ganegama - Sri Lanka ODI cricketer
Avishka Gunawardene - Sri Lankan Test cricketer
Chandika Hathurusingha - former Test cricketer and National Junior Coach
Dinuka Hettiarachchi - former Sri Lankan Test cricketer
Thilina Kandamby - Sri Lanka ODI cricketer
Brendon Kuruppu - former Sri Lanka Test cricketer
Muthumudalige Pushpakumara - Sri Lankan ODI cricketer
Daya Rajasinghe - rifle shooting - national champion, SAF Games gold medalist
Arjuna Ranatunga - former Sri Lanka Test cricket captain World Cup-winning team captain
Dammika Ranatunga - Sri Lanka Test cricketer
Nishantha Ranatunga - former Sri Lanka ODI cricketer, Secretary Sri Lanka Cricket
Sanjeeva Ranatunga - former Sri Lanka Test cricketer
Dulip Samaraweera - Sri Lankan Test cricketer
Thilan Samaraweera - Sri Lankan Test cricketer[3]
Charith Senanayake - Sri Lankan Test cricketer
Sachithra Senanayake - Sri Lanka T20 and ODI cricketer
Mahela Udawatte - Sri Lanka ODI cricketer
Sanjeewa Weerasinghe - former Sri Lanka Test cricketer
Mithra Wettimuny - former Sri Lankan Test cricketer
Sidath Wettimuny - former Sri Lankan Test cricketer
Sunil Wettimuny - former Sri Lankan Opening Batsman
Hemantha Wickramaratne - former ODI Cricketer

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Is there another school that has made a bigger contribution to the game?

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