Hemant Brar is a sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo
As Rangana Herath, the last active Test cricketer from the 1990s, bids farewell with the Galle Test against England, here is a look at what his first ten team-mates have been up to.
Retired from international cricket in 2011, Jayasuriya was named Sri Lanka's chairman of selectors in 2013. After serving for two years, he resigned from the post only to make a comeback a year later. During his first stint, Sri Lanka won a World T20 and a Test series in England, but the second one didn't fetch the desired results, and after a series of losses, the Jayasuriya-led committee resigned in September 2017.
Since his playing days, he has been active in politics as well, and was a member of parliament from his hometown Matara from 2010 to 2015. He also served as the Deputy Minister of Postal Services and later, as the Deputy Minister of Local Government & Rural Development.
Last month, Jayasuriya was charged with two counts of breaching the ICC's anti-corruption code; the alleged incidents occurring during his second stint as the chairman.
Atapattu's retirement in 2007, following an outburst against the selectors, wasn't a surprise; there had been reports he would be captaining Delhi Jets in the Indian Cricket League. He went on to lead them to the third place in the inaugural 2007 edition. After a couple of seasons with the ICL, Atapattu moved to coaching. He started with a short stint as Canada's batting coach in 2009, followed by a full-time coaching role with Singapore next year.
After the 2011 World Cup, he was appointed Sri Lanka's batting coach, and two years later, was promoted to the role of assistant coach. In 2014, he replaced Paul Farbrace as the head coach and continued in that role until September 2015.
In 2016, Atapattu had a ten-day stint as Zimbabwe's batting consultant, and in November last year, he was named mentor of the Karnataka Premier League team Belagavi Panthers.
Like Atapattu, Arnold too joined the ICL after his retirement in 2007. He played for the Chennai Superstars and ICL World XI before the league became defunct. After that, he tried his hand in radio commentary and, also wrote for ESPNcricinfo for a short while.
Since then he has been active in TV commentary and on Twitter alike. Earlier this year, he was appointed as tournament director for the Lankan Premier League which eventually was postponed due to the dissolution of the cricket board. Arnold, fittingly, announced this via a tweet.
Just a month after his retirement in March 2003, de Silva was appointed a national selector. In 2005, he took the role of Sri Lanka Cricket's vice-president.
De Silva also acted as a consultant for Sri Lanka Under-19 before the 2008 World Cup. During the same time, he was named the chairman of SLC's cricket committee. Two years later, he took over as chairman of selectors and held the position till the end of 2011 World Cup only to return before the 2016 World T20.
Thirteen months later, he resigned from the post to focus on his business interests. In October last year, he was appointed to a five-member committee to rehabilitate cricket in Sri Lanka.
Since his retirement in 2015, Jayawardene has dabbled as a consultant for England's national side on a couple of occasions, apart from participating in various T20 leagues around the world as a mentor-cum-player. In 2017, he was appointed the head coach of Mumbai Indians in the IPL and Khulna Titans in the BPL.
Jayawardene was also part of the five-member committee responsible for the rehabilitation of Sri Lanka cricket. Apart from this, he also runs a restaurant, called Ministry of Crab, along with his long-time team-mate Kumar Sangakkara and chef Dharshan Munidasa.
After his cricketing career, Ranatunga moved to politics and soon found success. He has been a member of parliament since 2001 and has held various cabinet portfolios. He has most recently been the Minister of Petroleum Resources Development. Last month, he was involved in a shooting which led to his arrest and a subsequent bail.
Apart from politics, Ranatunga has also been involved with Sri Lanka Cricket from time to time. In 2005, he shortly headed a high-profile committee which included seven former captains. In 2008, he was appointed the head of Sri Lanka Cricket's interim board before being sacked at the end of the year. In 2016, he lost the elections for SLC's vice-presidency.
The former wicketkeeper-batsman coached Sri Lanka's domestic side Colts Cricket Club while conducting a career as an insurance executive after hanging his boots in 2004.
In 2006, Kaluwitharana went to China as part of the Asian Cricket Council's committee to evaluate cricket's potential there. He also had a short stint as Malaysia's interim coach in 2008.
After that, he turned a hotelier and started Kalu's Hideaway, a boutique hotel at Udawalawe in southern Sri Lanka. He returned to cricket in 2015, this time as the Sri Lanka A coach. He was part of Jayasuriya's second selection committee and is currently a coach within the SLC structure.
Vaas has been actively involved in coaching ever since he stopped playing. It started with the role of assistant bowling coach for New Zealand when they visited Sri Lanka in 2012. From 2013 to 2015, he served as Sri Lanka's fast-bowling coach before taking a role with Ireland, as their bowling consultant for the 2016 World T20. The same year, he was hired again by Sri Lanka, this time with a broader role of identifying and developing the fast-bowling talent in the country, a role he assumes till date.
Vaas also served as a stop-gap arrangement when Sri Lanka's bowling coach Champaka Ramanayake resigned last year.
Like his new-ball partner Vaas, Zoysa too worked as a coach after his cricketing days. He started with Sri Lanka's domestic side Nondescripts Cricket Club and was assistant coach of Sri Lanka Premier League franchise Nagenahira Nagas. In 2012, he joined the Goa Ranji team for a short stint as a coaching consultant.
He was also the bowling coach of Sri Lanka women's team at the 2016 World T20. Zoysa, the incumbent bowling coach of the Sri Lanka A team, was sent on a "compulsory leave" last month after being charged for breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.
After playing in T20 leagues for a while post-retirement, Muralitharan, in 2014, signed with Bengal as a spin-bowling consultant. In 2014 only Australia roped him as a coaching consultant ahead of their Test series against Pakistan in the UAE. Australia once again sought his services when they toured Sri Lanka in 2016.
Currently, he is with the IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad as their bowling coach and mentor, a role he occupies since 2015. However, his main job at the moment is running an aluminium can manufacturing plant.
With inputs from Andrew Fidel Fernando
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