Kumar Sangakkara raises his bat after reaching 10,000 Tests in a record equaling feat. (CNN) -- Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara equaled a landmark cricket record but his side are in deep trouble after the opening action in the traditional Boxing Day Test against Australia at the ... Read more »
Kumar Sangakkara did it again, dropping himself from the XI after a poor run of scores in Sunrisers Hyderabad's first five matches. In the opposition camp, Ross Taylor went from being captain in the previous game to sitting on the bench as regular Pune Warriors captain Angelo Mathews ... Read more »
Cricketers Sangakkara and Jayawardene may bring their seafood restaurant 'Ministry of Crab' to India...
NEW DELHI: Call it out landish, Sri Lankan cricketers Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara hope to do in India what Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag could not: win over the taste buds of Indians. The two Sri Lankan cricketers are toying with the idea of bringing their popular ... Read more »
Kumar Sangakkara, the Sunrisers Hyderabad captain, said that while the team would be affected by the absence of Shikhar Dhawan, his injury would offer a younger player a chance to perform. Dhawan fractured his finger while fielding in the third Test against Australia in March. "I think ... Read more »
The now-defunct Deccan Chargers were re-christened Sunrisers Hyderabad after the Sun Group inherited the 2009 champion team, throwing a rope to most of its players who will be led by Sri Lankan stalwart Kumar Sangakkara against a team captained by his fellow countryman Angelo Mathews. ... Read more »
Kumar Sangakkara, the Sunrisers Hyderabad captain, has said the decision to exclude Sri Lankan players from the IPL matches in Chennai will not "curtail" the spirit of cricket. The players, he said, continue to feel "very welcome" in other parts of India. "Politics in this case has ... Read more »
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day : Kumar Sangakkara expects tough finish to the se...
Kumar Sangakkara has said Sri Lanka have tough work ahead of them on day four if they are to avoid an embarrassing score line on a Premadasa pitch that is becoming difficult to bat on. Bangladesh finished the third day 52 runs ahead with six wickets in hand, as the surface grew handier ... Read more »
Agence France-Presse | Last updated on Sunday, 17 March 2013 18:35 Print font size - + Kumar Sangakkara again relished Bangladesh's attack as he cracked his third successive century against them to pull Sri Lanka out of trouble in the second and final Test on Sunday. Dinesh Chandimal ... Read more »
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day Report : Sangakkara and Dilshan tons drive Sri Lank...
Lunch Sri Lanka 570 for 4 dec and 230 for 1 (Sangakkara 105*, Dilshan 120*) lead Bangladesh 638 (Mushfiqur 200, Ashraful 190, Nasir 100) by 162 runs Kumar Sangakkara scored his second century of the match, Tillakaratne Dilshan helped himself to one too after missing out in the ... Read more »
GALLE (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara helped himself to his second century of the match while Tillakaratne Dilshan also joined the long list of centurions as their first test against Bangladesh moved towards a tame draw on Tuesday. Sri Lanka cruised to 230 for one at lunch on ... Read more »
On the first day of a series aimed at regenerating Sri Lanka's Test side, Kumar Sangakkara has laid down a challenge for the young batsmen who are now set for an extended stint. Sri Lanka fielded four batsmen with fewer than ten Tests' experience, including a debutant, all of whom are ... Read more »
GALLE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Kumar Sangakkara struck his 31st test century to equal the Sri Lanka record held by Mahela Jayawardene as the hosts reached 361 for three on the first day of the first test against Bangladesh on Friday. Sangakkara, playing his first competitive match ... Read more »
Agence-France-Presse | Last updated on Friday, 08 March 2013 17:50 Print font size - + Kumar Sangakkara smashed a superb 142 to put Sri Lanka on course for a big first-innings total in the opening Test against Bangladesh in Galle on Friday. The left-hander hit three sixes and 16 fours ... Read more »
Kumar Sangakkara scored his 31st Test century as Sri Lanka's batsmen dominated the opening day of the series against Bangladesh in Galle. Sangakkara's 142 helped Sri Lanka reach 361-3 at stumps, Lahiru Thirimanne finishing on 74 not out. Angelo Mathews made a good start in his ... Read more »
Kumar Sangakkara has been named in the squad for the Emerging XI that will play a three-day warm up match in Matara against Bangladesh, while offspinner Akila Dananjaya misses out due to injury. "I've started batting in the nets this week and have had a good week of practice, so the ... Read more »
Kumar Sangakkara believes the role of player agents has been misunderstood by Sri Lanka Cricket and said they were not a detriment to the game. His comments came after the Sri Lankan board had said it will not recognise agents any more and will deal directly with the players instead. ... Read more »
Agence France-Presse | Last updated on Friday, 28 December 2012 17:22 Print font size - + Sri Lanka's gloom over their shattering innings capitulation to Australia deepened with news Friday that star batsman Kumar Sangakkara will miss the rest of the tour with a fractured finger. ... Read more »
Sri Lanka, trailing Australia by 304 runs on the first innings, were bowled out for 103 with Kumar Sangakkara retiring hurt and two other players unable to bat because of injuries. Agence-France Presse | Last updated on Friday, 28 December 2012 09:41 Print font size - + Australia ... Read more »
Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford hailed Kumar Sangakkara as "something special" after he became just the 11th man to reach 10,000 Test runs. The experienced wicketkeeper-batsman provided a rare highlight for his country on the opening day of the second match of the series against Australia in ... Read more »
In the swing of things: Matthew Wade and Mitchell Johnson mark the dismissal of Kumar Sangakkara A reinvigorated Mitchell Johnson was the standout performer in the Baggy Green, with the often-maligned quick taking a four for 63 that was ably supported by two each from Peter Siddle... Read more »