Sangakkara commented about the team's oldest member, who could manage only 12 wickets in 17 games this IPL season.
While Sangakkara and Jayawardene took to social media to express their protests, World Cup winners Jayasuriya and Mahanama took to the streets in Lanka.
Rajasthan Royals, who won the inaugural IPL, head into the auction with Rs 62 crore in their purse.
Royals' director of cricket termed young batter Jaiswal an absolute star in the making.
Another disappointing performance against RCB has dented their IPL playoff hopes.
Needing five off last two balls, Sanju had refused to take a single, sending back Chris Morris off the penultimate ball.
The former Sri Lankan captain has thrown his weight behind the Board of Control for Cricket in India president to take over as chairman of the International Cricket Council.
Sri Lankan Sports Ministry's Special Investigation Unit chief Fonseka was quoted as saying by local media that the investigation produced no evidence to support the allegations.
Connor, who was nominated by current president Kumar Sangakkara during the MCC's first online AGM, will take up the role in October, 2021, pending approval by the club's members.
Sangakkara, who was the captain of the side when Sri Lanka lost to India, stated that getting to the bottom of the allegations was the best thing to do.