Kumar Sangakkara became the first player to reach 1,000 runs in the ongoing season of County Championship as Surrey went on to declare their innings after reaching 516 for seven following which Yorkshire lost Adam Lyth early in their innings and were reduced to 27 for one at stumps on day two in Leeds.
Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah is the Cricket World Player of the Week for registering his maiden 10-wicket haul that put his team in the course of a dramatic victory in the first Test against England at Lord's.
Powered by a rapid fifty from Kumar Sangakkara and important knocks from Jacques Kallis and Ricky Ponting, Warne’s Warriors piled on 262 runs and went on to defeat Sachin’s Blasters by 57 runs in Houston to seal the Cricket All-Stars series victory.
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.
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.