Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has called for an introduction of a minimum match fee in Test cricket. He made the suggestion following plenty of youngsters opting for T20 cricket instead of Tests.
Virat Kohli has scored 2818 runs in 2017 across all three formats and has climbed up to the second position in ICC Test cricket batting rankings.
In the final PCB list of players who have been released by their franchisees, Karachi Kings have released Chris Gayle, Kumar Sangakkara and Kieron Pollard.
Rohit Sharma’s match-winning performance in the final ODI has received recognition from Kumar Sangakkara.
Kumar Sangakkara says he is retiring from first-class cricket at the perfect time after a remarkable English county championship season with Surrey.
Hardik Pandya, who is doing his best to become the all-rounder India has yearned for a while now, received recognition from Kumar Sangakkara for his match-winning knock in the third ODI against Australia.
Sourav Ganguly has invited batting great Kumar Sangakkara to deliver Jagmohan Dalmiya Memorial Lecture ahead of the India-Sri Lanka Test series in November.
On this day in 2006, Sri Lankan batting pair of Mahela Jayawardene set the World record partnership in Test cricket, as their partnership finished on 624 runs.
Kumar Sangakkara continued with his sublime form when he scored 70 runs off 42 deliveries for Surrey against Middlesex at Lord’s. He scored three maximums but one of his sixes smashed the mobile phone of a spectator.
Misbah-ul-Haq to join the likes of Kumar Sangakkara and Shivnarine Chanderpaul as the star-studded MCC prepare to play against Afghanistan on July 11 at the Lord’s. Brendon McCullum will be leading the MCC team while Younis Khan withdrew from the fixture.
Kumar Sangakkara, in eleven innings, has already hit six hundreds and accumulated 1086 runs at a staggering average of 108.6 for Surrey. Gentle reminder: he retired from Test cricket two years ago.
Kumar Sangakkara feels both, India and Pakistan, will be keen to bowl if they win the toss. India loves chasing and Pakistan will really want to deny it that comfort. He also added that India will be very confident going into the game.
Courtesy his knock, Surrey managed to post a stiff total of 300/5 in the alotted 50 overs.
Sri Lanka series marked the arrival of an Indian cricket team more confident and more hungry for opportunity
Sangakkara reintroduced the indomitable spirit of Sri Lankan cricket to the world.