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Once Sri Lanka’s youngest skip­per, Mathews re­mains the vet­eran pres­ence in the side since he gave up the cap­taincy of all three forms in mid-2017 (he was reap­pointed in the ODI role, then re­lieved again). He re­cently sur­passed the bench­mark of 5000 Test runs, some­thing he achieved with an un­usu­ally low num­ber of cen­turies, eight – his pre­de­ces­sor as Lankan leader, Ar­juna Ranatunga, made only four among his 5105 ca­reer runs.

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