Long name, top player.
“Given my time again I wouldn’t have played any differently.”
In a batting line-up that boasted two of the purest strokemakers Test cricket has seen, Sri Lanka’s No.5 often slipped beneath the radar.
Ah, Javagal. What a majestic trooper you were.
“A cricketing pioneer who changed the shape of the game forever.”
“Inexplicable that he was never chosen for England.”
“He’s got everything: power, patience, timing. He’s the best ever.”
“Injuries prevented him being one of the most celebrated English cricketers of a generation.”
Whatever you do, don’t underestimate Tredders.
“A prodigy if ever there was and as charming and elegant in person as he was in his batting.”
“It’s enough to make your eyes water.”
Gillespie has his say.