“To Sir, With Love” Tribute from Arjuna Ranatunga to R.Rajamahendran his mentor   Source:Newswire Tribute from 1996 World Cup winning Sri Lankan Captain Arjuna Ranatunga to late R. Rajamahendran, Chairman of Capital Maharaja group. To Sir, With Love Mr. Rajamahendran, known to some as ‘Kili’ or ‘RR’, but will forever be ‘Sir’ to me, has made contributions to our country and society that are too great to ever be overcome. He pioneered a new age media, saw the potential in small businesses and expanded them into conglomerates, and shaped and molded sports by helping in the development of cricket, cricketers, and other sports from the shadows. Over the last few hours, we’ve seen people from all corners of the world paying tribute and accolades to this great gentleman by acknowledging his achievements. However, for me, Mr. Rajamahendran was a father, and as such, it has taken me some time to ...

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India has proven local talent is good enough – Arjuna Source:Island World Cup winning Sri Lanka cricket captain Arjuna Ranatunga lauded the cricket infrastructure that India has built up where they depend totally on local coaches. While former captain Ravi Shastri is India’s Head Coach their entire support staff is local apart from the trainer Nick Webb and throw down coach Nuwan Seneviratna. “At the highest level, you don’t need a high profile coach, what you need is a good man manager. Ravi is an excellent man manager’” Ranatunga said in an interview with The Island. “The team that is in Colombo is coached by Rahul Dravid. Do you need a better person than that to guide the young players. Not only is he one of the finest batsmen to play the game, he’s also a superb role model. We have many such individuals over here, but for some reason, we ...

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