• world cup 2015 sanga mahela hope to cross the line this time

    World Cup 2015: Sanga-Mahela hope to cross the line this time

    Cricket | January 29, 2015 14:00 IST

    New Delhi: A missing link is what Sri Lankan veterans Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene will look to find when they join hands to plot Sri Lanka's World Cup campaign. This would be their last

  • sangakkara joins surrey for 2015 season

    Sangakkara joins Surrey for 2015 season

    Cricket | January 16, 2015 14:09 IST

    London: English cricket county side Surrey Friday confirmed the signing of Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara."He is a five-star player and person and that is important because he will be working with our homegrown players,"

  • sangakkara becomes fastest to reach 12 000 test runs

    Sangakkara becomes fastest to reach 12,000 Test runs

    Cricket | January 03, 2015 15:53 IST

    Wellington: Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara Saturday became the fastest player to reach 12,000 runs in Test cricket, achieving the milestone in 224 innings.Sangakkara beat legends Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting to the landmark

  • top 10 test batsmen of the year 2014

    Top 10 test batsmen of the year 2014

    Cricket | January 05, 2015 13:05 IST

    New Delhi: The year 2014 had been an eventful year for the test cricket. Starting from the historic whitewash of England by the Australians in Return Ashes to the much awaited India tour of Australia,

  • would be hard to play without mahela sangakkara

    Would be hard to play without Mahela: Sangakkara

    Cricket | August 18, 2014 17:18 IST

    Colombo: Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has said it would be difficult to fill the shoes of Mahela Jayawardene, who ended his 17-year-long Test career here Monday.Sangakkara shared several big partnerships, including the world

  • sri lanka 234 5 at lunch day 4 against pakistan till lunch

    Sri Lanka 234-5 at lunch, day 4 against Pakistan till lunch

    Cricket | August 17, 2014 13:28 IST

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka:  Mahela Jayawardene was dismissed for 54 in his final test innings as spinner Saeed Ajmal claimed three quick wickets to lead Pakistan's fight back in the second test against Sri Lanka on

  • silva sangakkara carry sri lanka to 99 1

    Silva, Sangakkara carry Sri Lanka to 99-1

    Cricket | August 07, 2014 19:26 IST

    Galle, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka's Kaushal Silva and Kumar Sangakkara survived Pakistan's spin test and carried the home team to 99-1 in response to the visitors' healthy 451 on the second day of the first

  • south africa beats sri lanka by 75 runs in first odi

    South Africa beats Sri Lanka by 75 runs in first ODI

    Cricket | July 07, 2014 9:10 IST

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka :  Hashim Amla's 13th century in one-day international cricket and a 151-run stand with captain AB de Villiers led South Africa to a convincing 75-run win in the first ODI against Sri

  • world t20 sangakkara jayawardene happy to break the jinx

    World T20:Sangakkara, Jayawardene happy to break the jinx

    Cricket | April 07, 2014 6:40 IST

    Mirpur (Bangladesh):  Cricketing stalwarts Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara were finally relieved as they finished their Twenty20 International careers with Sri Lanka breaking the jinx by winning the ICC World T20 at the Sher-e-Bangla National

  • sangakkara to retire from t20is after world twenty20

    Sangakkara to retire from T20Is after World Twenty20

    Cricket | March 16, 2014 17:51 IST

    Colombo: Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has announced that he will retire from Twenty20 Internationals after the conclusion of the ongoing ICC World T20 tournament in Bangladesh.     The 36-year-old Sangakkara, who has featured in

  • sangakkara hits ton as sri lanka beat india by 2 wickets

    Sangakkara hits ton as Sri Lanka beat India by 2 wickets

    Cricket | February 28, 2014 22:22 IST

    Fatullah (Bangladesh): Experienced Kumar Sangakkara showed the way with a breathtaking 84-ball 103 as Sri Lanka recovered from a middle-order batting collapse to pull off a thrilling two-wicket victory over India in the Asia Cup

  • second odi sangakkara hits 17th ton lankans beat bangladesh

    Second ODI: Sangakkara hits 17th ton, Lankans beat Bangladesh

    Cricket | February 20, 2014 21:54 IST

    Mirpur (Bangladesh): Kumar Sangakkara's 17th international century led Sri Lanka to an easy 61-run win over Bangladesh in the second one-day International at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Thursday.Bangladesh was bowled out for 228 in reply

  • sangakkara century helps sri lanka vs bangladesh

    Sangakkara century helps Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh

    Cricket | February 20, 2014 17:08 IST

    Mirpur, Bangladesh: Kumar Sangakkara's 17th international century has led Sri Lanka to a strong 289-6 against Bangladesh in the second one-day International at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.   Sangakkara smashed 128 while Ashan Priyanjan hit 60, his

  • cpl chris gayle welcomes sangakkara s arrival

    CPL: Chris Gayle welcomes Sangakkara's arrival

    Cricket | August 22, 2013 15:48 IST

    Port of Spain:  Captain Chris Gayle has welcomed the arrival of Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara in the Jamaica Tallawahs ahead of their semi-final clash against Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier T20 League (CPL).Sangakkara,

  • ipl 6 watson s blitzkrieg powers rajasthan to 8 wkt win

    IPL 6: Watson's blitzkrieg powers Rajasthan to 8-wkt win

    Cricket | April 27, 2013 20:26 IST

    Jaipur, Apr 27: Australian all-rounder Shane Watson missed out on his second hundred by two runs but his blazing unbeaten knock powered Rajasthan Royals to a thumping eight-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Pepsi

  • ishant steyn will be crucial says sangakkara

    Ishant, Steyn will be crucial: says Sangakkara

    Cricket | April 01, 2013 19:22 IST

    Hyderabad, Apr 1:  Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kumar Sangakkara believes Ishant Sharma and Dale Steyn spearheading the team's bowling attack would be crucial for the team in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPl).The

  • sangakkara named icc cricketer and test player of the year

    Sangakkara named ICC Cricketer and Test Player of the Year

    Cricket | September 15, 2012 20:17 IST

    Colombo, Sep 15: Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara was named the Cricketer of the Year besides getting the best Test player honour at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Awards here Saturday.In 14 Tests, he compiled 1,444

  • injured sangakkara to miss rest of india series

    Injured Sangakkara to miss rest of India series

    Cricket | July 29, 2012 23:16 IST

    Colombo, Jul 29: Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara will miss the rest of the one-day series against India after he fractured a finger while batting during the third ODI on Saturday.“Sangakkara will not take further

  • sri lanka strike twice to stay top of pakistan

    Sri Lanka Strike Twice To Stay Top Of Pakistan

    Cricket | November 04, 2011 21:29 IST

    Sharjah, Nov 4: Sri Lanka grabbed two cheap Pakistan wickets after grinding out a first-innings total of 413 to hold the initiative on Friday after two days of the third and final cricket test at

  • sangakkara s century helps sri lanka fight back

    Sangakkara's Century Helps Sri Lanka Fight Back

    Cricket | October 21, 2011 16:54 IST

    Abu Dhabi, Oct 21: Kumar Sangakkara struck a defiant unbeaten 113 Friday but Sri Lanka were still facing an uphill task to avoid defeat against Pakistan in the opening test at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.Sri