Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara names his batting heroes and most difficult fast bowlers he has ever faced

Arguably, the greatest wicket-keeping batsman, Sangakkara is the second-highest run-scorer in ODIs.

Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara picks two most difficult bowlers he ever faced in his career

After breaking into the national side in 2000, Sangakkara went on to play 134 Tests, 404 ODIs and 56 T20Is for Sri Lanka.

Mohammad Amir
Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Kumar Sangakkara and MS Dhoni
‘It’s disappointing and also a bit amusing’ – Kumar Sangakkara opens up on 2011 World Cup match-fixing allegation

In the 2011 World Cup final, India, led by MS Dhoni had defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets at the Wankhede stadium.

Kumar Sangakkara
‘Educate yourself, open your mind’ – Kumar Sangakkara on racism debate

Several cricketers have opined on the matter so far.

Russel Arnold and Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly came to Sri Lankan dressing room after his on-field spat with Russel Arnold: Kumar Sangakkara

With Sangakkara serving as the president of the MCC, and Ganguly being the BCCI president, they share a good camaraderie off the field.

No reason to doubt the integrity of the 2011 World Cup final: ICC

However, the ICC mentioned that they would be re-opening the case if they come through any evidence.

Mahindananda Aluthgamage
Sri Lanka call off World Cup 2011 final fixing probe after no evidence found

The Special Investigation Division of the Police didn't find any evidence.

Mahindananda Aluthgamage
ICC to question former Sri Lanka Sports Minister over his match-fixing comments on 2011 WC final

"I would not involve the cricketers in this. However, certain groups were definitely involved in fixing the game," Aluthgamage had said.

Kumar Sangakkara and MS Dhoni
‘Don’t understand why Sanga and Mahela are making a big deal about this’ – Former Sri Lanka Sports Minister on ‘fixed’ 2011 World Cup final

Sri Lanka had called Suraj Randiv and Chaminda Vaas for the final as standby to Muttiah Muralitharan and Angelo Mathews, who suffered injuries.