Cricket world cup winning Captain Arjuna Ranatunga’s 19 year Parliament stint comes to an end

Cricket world cup winning Captain Arjuna Ranatunga’s 19 year Parliament stint came to an end with his party UNP failing to secure a seat in Gampaha district.

First elected in 2001, Arjuna Ranatunga won 4 parliament elections before losing in his 5th attempt to enter parliament.

Along with Arjuna Ranatunga, former minister Ruwan Wijewardane also failed to secure a seat in Parliament.