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Mar 27, 2015
SomakAdhikari | Saturday July 25, 2015
Kumar Sangakkara has scored 27,921 international runs from 592 games across all formats since his debut in 2000.
Reuters | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Kumar Sangakkara wanted to quit all formats after the World Cup earlier this year but agreed to stay on to play four home Tests -- two against Pakistan and as many against India.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Although BCCI is yet to confirm the itinerary, the media release issued by Sony Six has confirmed the schedule of the tour to Sri Lanka.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday July 2, 2015
For the first time in 15 years since Kumar Sangakkara's debut in July 2000, Sri Lanka will go into a Test without either him or the retired Mahela Jayawardene in the ranks.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday July 1, 2015
For the first time in 15 years since Kumar Sangakkara's debut in July 2000, Sri Lanka will take the field in a Test without either him or Mahela Jayawardene in the ranks. The hosts take on Pakistan in the third and final match of the series Pallekele on Friday.
NDTVSports,AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Kumar Sangakkara, the Sri Lankan ace batsman and wicket-keeper, confirmed that he would hang up his boots after the second Test of the upcoming India series. Sri Lanka is currently facing Pakistan in a three Test series.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Local media had speculated that Kumar Sangakkara will only play three more home Tests -- two in the ongoing series against Pakistan and one against India in August -- before ending his glittering 15-year career.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday June 18, 2015
While Kaushal Silva scored 80*, veteran Kumar Sangakkara chipped in with 50 to leave the hosts on 178 for three at stumps after Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq elected to field first on an easy-paced pitch.
NDTVSports | Thursday June 18, 2015
Live cricket score and ball-by-ball commentary from the second day of the first Test match between Sri Lanka vs Pakistan at the Galle International Stadium, Galle on Thursday.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
The India series, which is slated for an August 18 start in Galle, was already supposed to be Kumar Sangakkara's final hurrah, but the left-handed batsman was expected to play all the three Tests against India.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday June 15, 2015
Kumar Sangakkara has not responded to media speculation that he will play just three more home Tests.
Press Trust of India | Monday May 25, 2015
Ajinkya Rahane, who was in fine form in the last two overseas visits, said the century he made for a winning cause at the fabled Lord?s ground in England was "special".
NDTVSports | Monday May 11, 2015
In what may be a possible case of racism, star Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara was reportedly interrogated by an immigration official in a London airport.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 24, 2015
Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews admits that the retirement of Mahela Jayawardene and the impending one of Kumar Sangakkara will certainly create a vacuum. He however is confident the young talent in Sri Lanka will soon take over the mantle.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Kumar Sangakkara wants England and Kevin Pietersen to settle matters which might help the English batsman find a way to return to international cricket.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday April 20, 2015
Kumar Sangakkara scored an unbeaten 112 while Kevin Pietersen was dismissed for 19 in a County Championship match for Surrey against Glamorgan.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday April 8, 2015
Kumar Sangakkara had a stellar 2014 that saw him score a record 2,868 international runs in the calendar year, including a triple century. He joins India's Virender Sehwag as the only two players to be named as Wisden's Leading Cricketer in the World for a second occasion.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday April 1, 2015
Kumar Sangakkara has retired from ODIs and is also likely to call time on his Test career soon.
GraemeSmith | Wednesday April 1, 2015
Mitchell Starc's devastating spell vs England, Wahab Riaz-Shane Watson duel and South Africa's quarter-final win also make the list.
Reuters | Monday March 30, 2015
The big hitters, extraordinary batsmen like New Zealand's Brendon McCullum, South Africa's AB de Villiers and Australia's Glenn Maxwell, lit up the Cricket World Cup 2015 and showed how much the 50-over game has transformed.
NDTVSports | Monday March 30, 2015
Brendon McCullum was named skipper while the likes of Kumar Sangakkara, Steven Smith and Daniel Vettori were included.
NDTVSports | Friday March 27, 2015
There have been quite a few star performers in the World Cup and NDTV's expert panelists, Ian Chappell, Brian Lara, Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman came together to pick the 'Dream Team' of 2015 World Cup. Ravichandran Ashwin was the only Indian who found a place in the final XI.
NDTVSports | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Sri Lanka's defeat to South Africa in World Cup 2015 quarters was the final match for veterans Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara. Their exit ends a golden era for Sri Lankan cricket.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Kumar Sangakkara's record-breaking run of four successive ODI hundreds finally came to an end and he bowed out as the World Cup's current leading run-scorer with 541 in seven innings at an average of over 108.