Kumar Sangakkara

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

Hoggy's View: Lots Of Questions, Not Many Answers From England's Tour Of Sri Lanka

I said before England headed to Sri Lanka that this would be a tough assignment for them, and so it proved. It was always going to be the case going there with an untried team.
17 December 2014

Sangakkara Fined After Sixth ODI

Sri Lankan wicket-keeper Kumar Sangakkara has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee following an incident during the sixth One-Day International against England in Pallekele.
14 December 2014

Kumar Sangakkara Ton Sets Up Series Win

Kumar Sangakkara scored a match-winning century to set up a 90-run win for Sri Lanka over England in the sixth One-Day International in Pallekele.
13 December 2014

Sri Lanka Make 239 Before Rain Stops Play

Chris Woakes took six wickets as England bowled Sri Lanka out for 239 in the fifth One-Day International in Pallekele before rain stopped play meaning England will begin their run chase tomorrow.
10 December 2014

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Week after he scored a brace of One-Day International half-centuries against England.
8 December 2014

Sri Lanka Close Out Six-Wicket Win

England ran Sri Lanka close before the home side closed out a six-wicket win in the fourth One-Day International in Colombo to move into a 3-1 series lead.
7 December 2014

Sri Lanka Close In On Victory

Mahela Jayawardene signed off from Test cricket with his 50th half-century before Sri Lanka reduced Pakistan to 127 for seven in pursuit of a target of 271 on day four of the second and final Test in Colombo.
17 August 2014

Sangakkara Returns To The Top Of ICC Rankings

After scoring a magnificent double-century against Pakistan in Galle, Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has returned to the top of the ICC Test match batting rankings.
11 August 2014

Sangakkara, Mathews Put Sri Lanka Ahead

Kumar Sangakkara scored his 10th Test double-century as Sri Lanka secured a lead of 78 runs over Pakistan by stumps on day four of the first Test in Galle.
9 August 2014

Sangakkara Passes Dravid On Rain-Hit Day

Kumar Sangakkara moved into fourth place on the all-time list of century-makers in Test cricket on a rain-hit third day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle.
8 August 2014

Sri Lanka Pile On The Pressure

Sri Lanka enjoyed an excellent fourth day of the second and final Test against South Africa in Colombo, which ended with the tourists still needing another 331 runs to win.
27 July 2014

Silva, Sangakkara Turn Tables On Amla Gamble

An unbeaten final session partnership of 96 between Kaushal Silva and Kumar Sangakkara has left the first Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa at Galle firmly in the balance going into the final day.
19 July 2014

Jayawardene, Sangakkara Lead Sri Lanka Fightback

Mahela Jayawardene hit an unbeaten half-century to continue a Sri Lankan fightback on day three of the second Test against England at Headingley.
22 June 2014

Sangakkara Sparkles In Strong Reply

Kumar Sangakkara scored a Test century at Lord's for the first time as Sri Lanka avoided the follow-on and closed day three of the first game against England on 415 for seven.
14 June 2014

Sri Lanka Level Series Despite Buttler Brilliance

England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler cracked 121 in 74 balls but ended up on the losing side as Sri Lanka won the fourth One-Day International by seven runs at Lord's to level the five-match series at 2-2.
31 May 2014

Kumar Sangakkara - Exceptional Player, Or One Of The Greatest Ever?

As Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara prepares for a tour of England by playing for Durham, Matt Carter tries to judge where he should be ranked among the very best cricketers.
7 May 2014

Hot Spot - ICC WT20 2014 Final Review - Cricket World TV

Following the final of the ICC World Twenty20 2014 between India and Sri Lanka, John Pennington and Chetan Narula give their thoughts on the game.
7 April 2014