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Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay – Kumar Sangakkara has an imperfect end to his glorious Test career

August 24, 2015 - When Sri Lanka beat India by 63 runs in the series opener at Galle, it seemed that Sangakkara was in for the perfect farewell.
24 August 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara chew up records with 624-run stand against South Africa

July 29, 2006 - There was genuine friendship on display when Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene shared the field...
29 July 2020

Who would have predicted that: Vintage MS Dhoni 183* smashes record for highest score by wicket-keeper in ODIs

Flowing hair, high backlift, and boom! Off she goes in the stands. MS Dhoni hit the ball to the boundary....
26 June 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Sri Lanka break final jinx with T20 World Cup win as Sangakkara, Jayawardene sign off in style

April 6, 2014 - After four losses in World Cup finals, Sri Lanka finally turned the tide with a commanding six-wicket win over India to win the 2014 World T20 and give a fitting farewell to legends Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene.
6 April 2020

Kumar Sangakkara - Would love for international teams to consider coming to Pakistan

After the conclusion of the Marylebone Cricket Club’s week-long tour of Lahore, Kumar Sangakkara, the President of the prestigious MCC and captain of the club’s touring squad to Pakistan
20 February 2020

Kumar Sangakkara Takes Office as MCC President

One of the all-time legends of cricket, Kumar Sangakkara, today takes up his role as President of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
1 October 2019

Youngsters rub shoulders with greats following MCC World Cricket committee meeting

Members of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) World Cricket committee today took part in a Community event at Lord’s, following their biannual meeting to discuss some of the most important and pressing issues in the game...
13 August 2019

Wentworth Club Hosts Inaugural Charity Cricket Day with Cricket Legends

In the spirit of the Cricket World Cup currently taking place, on Sunday 2nd June, World-famous Golf and Country Club Wentworth hosted its inaugural Charity Cricket Day with cricket legends Kevin Pietersen, Kumar Sangakkara, Michael Vaughan, Brian Lara, Rob Key, Mark Ramprakash and Gladstone Small leading the contest as team captains.
3 June 2019

Kumar Sangakkara to Become Next MCC President

Kumar Sangakkara will be the next President of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). The former Sri Lankan international will take up the post on 1st October 2019 and will serve for a period of one year. He will become the first non-British President.
1 May 2019

Kumar Sangakkara Completes UAE T20x Icon Line-up

Two-time Cricket World Cup finalist becomes the fifth and final icon player set to represent a franchise team during this year’s UAE T20x tournament.
3 October 2018

Cricket World Player of the Week - Ross Taylor

New Zealand veteran batsman Ross Taylor has been named the Cricket World Player of the Week for his splendid match-winning century in the first One-Day International against England in Hamilton.
27 February 2018

Wisden Cricket Monthly Delighted to Announce Kumar Sangakkara as Regular Columnist

Ex-Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara has joined Wisden Cricket Monthly as a columnist – his first column features in issue 3, out today.
19 January 2018

Sangakkara goes past 1,000 runs this season as Surrey pile 516 runs

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.
28 June 2017

Surrey make it to semi-final riding on another Sangakkara century

Kumar Sangakkara continued his rich vein of form as he smashed another century to help Surrey secure a 24-run victory in the Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-final against Yorkshire at Headingley.
14 June 2017

Kumar Sangakkara to retire from first-class cricket in September

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has announced that he will retire from first-class career at the end of the ongoing English County Championship season in September.
23 May 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - Yasir Shah

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.
18 July 2016

Tridents v Jamaica Tallawahs - CPL 2016 game 12 - preview and live cricket streaming

Game 12 of the Caribbean Premier League 2016 pits two powerhouses against each other as the Tridents host the Jamaica Tallawahs in Barbados.
11 July 2016

Sangakkara relishing CPL return with Jamaica Tallawahs

Kumar Sangakkara has fond memories of winning the Caribbean Premier League with the Jamaica Tallawahs in 2013 and he is already looking forward to his second stint with the team this year.
30 June 2016

Kumar Sangakkara looking towards CPL campaign with Jamaica Tallawahs

Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara says that he is excited to return to the Caribbean Premier League with the Jamaica Tallawahs for the upcoming season which gets underway on 29th June.
21 June 2016

Kumar Sangakkara bats for Kusal Perera's inclusion for England tour

Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara is hoping that Kusal Perera will be given a chance to feature in the tour of England after doping charges against him were lifted.
13 May 2016