Star Wars and star batsman. The Village Cricketer has noticed similarities in the apperance of Mahela Jayawardene, fine batting technician, captain and native of Sri Lanka, and Nien Nunb, small, jowled, mouse-eyed native of Sullust, who served as co-pilot to Lando Calrissian aboard the Millennium Falcon during the attack on the Death Star in Return of the Jedi.

Nien Nunb, co-pilot to Lando Calrissian, and star of Return of the Jedi

Nien Nunb, co-pilot to Lando Calrissian, and star of Return of the Jedi

Jayawardene, captain of Sri Lanka and batting superstar

Jayawardene, captain of Sri Lanka and batting superstar

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