Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara - The end is nigh for a great career

If Arjuna Ranatunga added mettle to the Sri Lankan side and Mahela Jayawardene added finesse, Kumar Sangakkara should be credited for the sophistication that connected the inner core and the outer sheen.
5 July 2015
 

Kumar Sangakkara to retire after second Test against India

Legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday made a formal announcement that he will retire from international cricket after the second Test of the upcoming series against India.
27 June 2015

Kumar Sangakkara Wins Outstanding Contribution To Sport Award

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has picked up an Outstanding Contribution to Sport award at the fifth annual Asian Awards in London.
18 April 2015

Exciting Summer Ahead For Lycamobile, Chance To Shine & England - Chris Tooley

Following last month’s announcement of a new partnership between Lycamobile and Chance to Shine, Chief Executive of Lycamobile, Christopher Tooley is looking forward to an exciting summer for both the company and the charity.
9 April 2015

ICC Announces Team Of World Cup 2015

The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced its team of the 2015 World Cup comprising of 12 best performers in the tournament led by New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum.
30 March 2015

Farokh Engineer: What Happened To Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka were terrible today. I don't know what got into them - nerves? But they are all experienced players, fantastic players, says Lycamobile ambassador Farokh Engineer.
18 March 2015

Kumar Sangakkara Adamant About ODI Retirement

Sri Lankan batting legend Kumar Sangakkara has maintained that he has no plans to reverse his retirement decision after his side’s quarter-final loss to South Africa in Sydney on Wednesday.
18 March 2015

Kumar Sangakkara Denies Retirement Reversal

Sri Lankan batting legend Kumar Sangakkara refuted talks of prolonging his retirement in One-Day Internationals which is imminent after the ongoing 2015 World Cup.
12 March 2015

Sangakkara Wears New Masuri Stemguard

As well as making World Cup history with three consecutive centuries, Kumar Sangakkara has become the first player to wear the new Masuri Stemguard clip-on safety attachment during an international match.
10 March 2015

Kumar Sangakkara To Retire From Test Cricket In August

Sri Lanka's batting star Kumar Sangakkara has revealed that the Test series against India in August will be his last assignment as an international cricketer.
9 March 2015

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara, for two back-to-back centuries, his fastest One-Day International tons bettering each other, is our Cricket World Player Of The Week.
2 March 2015

Sri Lanka Chase 309, Make England Look Pedestrian

Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne stroked sublime centuries as Sri Lanka made England’s 309 look pedestrian, chasing it down with 16 balls to spare to win their World Cup clash by nine wickets in Wellington.
1 March 2015

Sri Lanka Scorch Bangladesh After Two Lacklustre Performances

Sri Lanka finally showed the class that took them to the previous two World Cup finals, thumping Bangladesh by 92 runs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), on the back of centuries from Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara.
26 February 2015

Sri Lanka - Underdog Over-Achievers

Sri Lanka. Perpetual underdogs. Perpetual over-achievers. They have never entered a World Cup as title favorites. They have never entered a World Cup with the best batting or the best bowling line-ups. Their run-ups to most World Cups isn't smooth either.
9 February 2015

AB De Villiers - The Most Versatile Modern Cricketer

‘Precocious’. Prodigy. Words used for unbound talent surprisingly beyond age, beyond the age one is born into. Then there are players like AB de Villiers whose abilities push even the definitions of such words.
4 February 2015

Sangakkara, Dilshan Bestow Sri Lanka Consolatory Win

Kumar Sangakkara notched up a fluent hundred as Tillakaratne Dilshan scored a vital fifty to bestow Sri Lanka a 34-run consolatory win in the final ODI of the seven match series conquered 4-2 by New Zealand.
29 January 2015

All-Round New Zealand Thump Sri Lanka

New Zealand put together a comprehensive all-round performance to beat Sri Lanka by 120 runs in the sixth One-Day International in Dunedin, moving into a 4-1 series lead with one game to play.
25 January 2015

Virat Kohli Is Cricket World Player Of The Year 2014

Virat Kohli has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Year 2014 - as voted by you - while Kumar Sangakkara, Mitchell Johnson and Australia were among the other winners.
5 January 2015

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara was an obvious choice for the Cricket World Player Of The Week after his remarkable double-century in the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington.
5 January 2015

Sangakkara Stunner Turns The Tables

A stunning Kumar Sangakkara double-century turned the tables on New Zealand as Sri Lanka moved into a 113-run lead on day two of the second and final Test in Wellington.
4 January 2015

 
 
 
 

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