5. Kumar Sangakkara
One of the most successful captains to ever represent Sri Lanka, Kumar Sangakkara is one of the best wicket keeper – batsmen of Sri Lanka. He was born on 27th October, 1977 in Matale, Sri Lanka. He is one of the most advanced left hand batsman of the Sri Lankan cricket team. He is best known in the Indian Premier League as he has played for three separate teams including the Deccan chargers, Sunrisers Hyderabad and the Kings XI Punjab. He is one of the only Sri Lankan batsman to score a triple century in a test match and he is also popular for his top score of 169 in one day internationals. He has a very successful record of taking 402 catches 99 stumpings in his ODI wicket keeping career. He is one amongst the Top 10 Richest Cricketers of Sri Lanka 2017.