"Obviously, if you see how many cricketers have retired, and the quality of the cricketers who have retired, they are not easy to replace at all," insisted Jayasuriya. © AFP

Sri Lanka cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya (L) gestures while talking with teammate Kumar Sangakkara (R) during a training session at The Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket stadium in Dambulla, some 150 kms north of Colombo on January 27, 2009. The Indian team are set to play five one-day internationals and a Twenty20 international series against hosts Sri Lanka. AFP PHOTO/Lakruwan WANNIARACHCHI