Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa (R) shakes hands with Sri Lankan cricketers Ajantha Mendis (2L), Captain Kumar Sangakkara (C), Muttiah Muralitharan (3L) and Mahela Jayawardena (L) in Colombo on... more 
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa (R) shakes hands with Sri Lankan cricketers Ajantha Mendis (2L), Captain Kumar Sangakkara (C), Muttiah Muralitharan (3L) and Mahela Jayawardena (L) in Colombo on January 8, 2011 ahead of the start of 2011 Cricket World Cup in February 2011. Sri Lanka will host 12 matches in Colombo, Kandy and Hambantota. India and Bangladesh are the other hosts of the World Cup, which starts on February 19, 2011. AFP PHOTO/ Lakruwan WANNIARACHCHI (Photo credit should read LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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