Kumar Sangakkara

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South Africa are a formidable Test opposition in world cricket and they have been so for the last two decades. That they haven’t had a World Cup ...
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Kumar Sangakkara had a decent debut in his first ever outing for the Lankan lions. With consistent performances over the years, he has marked himself ...
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Angelo Mathews Having never won a Test series in England, Sri Lanka, all of a sudden, find themselves on the brink of a historic Test series victo ...
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Kumar Sangkkara became the 4th player in Test cricket history to slam 50+ scores in 7 consecutive innings Kumar Sangakkara continued his rich vein ...
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Virat Kohli (R) bats watched by South Africa's AB de Villiers (L) As a player loses one percentage of his rating points for missing out on an ...
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Sachin Tendulkar In a recent article on the Cricket Australia website Sam Ferris suggested that, on the weight of his stats, Kumar Sangakkara now ...
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Virat Kohli (L) with Kumar Sangakkara (R) A look at the last 5 years in international cricket clearly shows that Virat Kohli, scoring 19 hundreds ...
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Sachin Tendulkar Here is a list of players who have played the most number of matches in international cricket. Having played 664 matches, former ...
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BIO: Kumar Sangakkara is a Sri Lankan cricketer who is perhaps described as one of the "most polished and prudent of batsmen" in cricket. Sangakkara made his Test debut on 20 July 2000, at the age of twenty two in a match against South Africa which Sri Lanka won. He made his One Day International debut on 5 July 2000 in a macth against Pakistan. His profile is that of a left-handed top-order batsman and the wicket-keeper , especially while playing One Day International (ODI) series and Twenty20 series. In 2009, after Mahela Jayawardene stepped down from the Captains' position, Kumar Sangakkara was given the Captain's armband, at the age of 31 and with the experience of 80 Tests and 246 ODIs. He has many achievements and plaudits to his credit. He captained the national team from 2009 to 2011, stepping down after the 2011 ICC World Cup final. The same year, he was named the ODI Cricketer of the Year at the ICC awards ceremony. In 2012, he was honored as one of the top-five Wisden Cricketers of the Year. With 8 double centuries, he is the third in the list of Test double century-makers, only behind Don Bradman and Brian Lara. As the wicket keeper, he has contributed to the 3rd highest number of dismissals in ODIs with three hundred and eighty two to his credit. On 26 December 2012 he reached 10000 test match runs in 195 innings.
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