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Kumar Sangakarra
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Personal information
Date of birth October 22 1977
Place of birth    Matale, Sri Lanka
Playing position Batsman,Captain,Wicket-Keeper
Batting Style Left
Bowling Style Right-arm off break
Nationality Sri Lankan
National information
National Team Sri Lanka
Number 11
First ODI July 5 2000 vs Pakistan
Last ODI March 18 2015 vs South Africa
First Test July 20 2000 vs South Africa
Last Test August 20-24 2015 vs India
First T20I June 15 2006 vs England
Last T20I April 6 2014 vs India
Club information
Current club ENGLAND FLAGSurrey 2015 -

AUSHobart Hurricanes 2015 -



Kumar Sangakarra (b. October 22, 1977) is a retired Sri Lankan cricketer, considred one of the best cricketers in the word.He is second in the no. of international runs, only behind Sachin Tendulkar and the highest run-scorer for Sri Lanka in both ODI's and Tests, overtaking Sanath Jaysuriya's record.He retired on August 24, 2015 against a home test match against India.In the 2014 Bangaldesh tour, he smashed 319, behind the third Sri Lankan player to do so.He had a very strong partnership with team-mate, Mahela Jayawardene and the two have broken many records.

Career StatisticsEdit

Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I LA
Matches 134 404 56 504
Runs scored 12,400 14,234 1382 18,141
Batting_average 57.40 41.98 31.40 42.68
100s/50s 38/52 25/93 0/8 34/114
Top score 319 169 78 169
Balls bowled 84 -
Wickets 0 -
Bowling Average -
5WI -
10 wickets in match -
Best bowling -
Catches/Stumpings 182/20 402/99 25/20 506/124

 

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