Kumar Sangakkara

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Gulf News
Usman wrecks Lanka to complete 5-0 sweepthey made their lowest score of 78 against Pakistan in the Sharjah Cup 2002, th
Gulf News / Posted 17 hours ago
they made their lowest score of 78 against Pakistan in the Sharjah Cup 2002, the team had stalwarts like Sanath Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene and Russell Arnold. Interestingly, Arnold was present with Pakistan pacer Waqar Younis,... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Who has made the most Test hundreds at a single venue?he was injured and didn't bat - while Jacques Kallis hit nine at Newlands, in C
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 18 hours ago
he was injured and didn't bat - while Jacques Kallis hit nine at Newlands, in Cape Town, but from twice as many matches. Kumar Sangakkara scored eight Test centuries at the SSC, and also collected seven in Galle, as did Jayawardene. Michael... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Sussex CCC star is staying putmaking him the top scorer in Division Two and the second highest run-scorer in
Chichester Observer / Posted 12 days ago
making him the top scorer in Division Two and the second highest run-scorer in the competition as a whole behind Kumar Sangakkara of Surrey. The 26-year-old scored four centuries during the 2017 campaign, including a career-best 258... Read more
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Sussex Express
Sussex CCC star is staying putmaking him the top scorer in Division Two and the second highest run-scorer in
Sussex Express / Posted 12 days ago
making him the top scorer in Division Two and the second highest run-scorer in the competition as a whole behind Kumar Sangakkara of Surrey. The 26-year-old scored four centuries during the 2017 campaign, including a career-best 258... Read more
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Sunday Observer
On Sangakkara’s final county cricket season : an Englishman’s appreciationIt’s almost perverse to begin an appreciation of Kumar Sangakkara with somethin
Sunday Observer / Posted 16 days ago
It’s almost perverse to begin an appreciation of Kumar Sangakkara with something as prosaic as mere numbers — but, with numbers like these, you just have to. In his final season of first-class cricket, Sangakkara scored 1491 runs in Division One of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja’s restaurant raided, stale food foundopened a restaurant with the name ‘Sehwag’s Favourites’ in New Delhi. Former S
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
opened a restaurant with the name ‘Sehwag’s Favourites’ in New Delhi. Former Sri Lankan cricketers Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara have a common restaurant named ‘The Ministry of Crab’ in Colombo — a place which is visited by many... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Onus on South Africa's rookie seamers and Bangladesh's senior batsmenan easy game for us. Sri Lanka was a far better team at that time." That Sri L
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 18 days ago
an easy game for us. Sri Lanka was a far better team at that time." That Sri Lankan side included Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara; it had Nuwan Kulasekera and Ajantha Mendis in the attack and though the Galle pitch was flat, Bangladesh... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Samit Patel and Jamie Porter land PCA award successplayer of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competi
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
player of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competition from Surrey’s Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara in his last summer of first-class cricket as well as Porter, was presented with the Reg Hayter Cup at... Read more
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Gazette
Samit Patel and Jamie Porter land PCA award successplayer of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competi
Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
player of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competition from Surrey’s Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara in his last summer of first-class cricket as well as Porter, was presented with the Reg Hayter Cup at... Read more
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guardian-series
Samit Patel and Jamie Porter land PCA award successplayer of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competi
guardian-series / Posted 19 days ago
player of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competition from Surrey’s Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara in his last summer of first-class cricket as well as Porter, was presented with the Reg Hayter Cup at... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Samit Patel and Jamie Porter land PCA award successplayer of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competi
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
player of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competition from Surrey’s Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara in his last summer of first-class cricket as well as Porter, was presented with the Reg Hayter Cup at... Read more
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Harrow Times
Samit Patel and Jamie Porter land PCA award successplayer of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competi
Harrow Times / Posted 19 days ago
player of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competition from Surrey’s Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara in his last summer of first-class cricket as well as Porter, was presented with the Reg Hayter Cup at... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Samit Patel and Jamie Porter land PCA award successplayer of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competi
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 19 days ago
player of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competition from Surrey’s Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara in his last summer of first-class cricket as well as Porter, was presented with the Reg Hayter Cup at... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Samit Patel and Jamie Porter land PCA award successplayer of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competi
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
player of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competition from Surrey’s Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara in his last summer of first-class cricket as well as Porter, was presented with the Reg Hayter Cup at... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Samit Patel and Jamie Porter land PCA award successplayer of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competi
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 19 days ago
player of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competition from Surrey's Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara in his last summer of first-class cricket as well as Porter, was presented with the Reg Hayter Cup at... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Samit Patel and Jamie Porter land PCA award successplayer of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competi
EveningTimes Online / Posted 19 days ago
player of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competition from Surrey’s Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara in his last summer of first-class cricket as well as Porter, was presented with the Reg Hayter Cup at... Read more
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19d
ESPN.co.uk
Patel and Sciver named players of the yearLondon Cup and NatWest T20 Blast - and secured promotion in the County Champion
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 19 days ago
London Cup and NatWest T20 Blast - and secured promotion in the County Championship. Patel topped the voting ahead of Kumar Sangakkara, who signed off his first-class career by averaging over 100 in the Championship for Yorkshire, Essex's... Read more
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The News and Star
Samit Patel and Jamie Porter land PCA award successplayer of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competi
The News and Star / Posted 19 days ago
player of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competition from Surrey's Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara in his last summer of first-class cricket as well as Porter, was presented with the Reg Hayter Cup at... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Samit Patel and Jamie Porter land PCA award successplayer of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competi
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 days ago
player of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competition from Surrey's Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara in his last summer of first-class cricket as well as Porter, was presented with the Reg Hayter Cup at... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Samit Patel and Jamie Porter land PCA award successplayer of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competi
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 19 days ago
player of the year award that he landed on Tuesday. Patel, who saw off competition from Surrey's Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara in his last summer of first-class cricket as well as Porter, was presented with the Reg Hayter Cup at... Read more
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19d
asianage
Virender Sehwag to spearhead T10 revolutionwill introduce a new cricket format when big hitters Shahid Afridi of Pakistan,
asianage / Posted 19 days ago
will introduce a new cricket format when big hitters Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, India’s Virender Sehwag, Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara and England’s Eoin Morgan feature in a T-10 league in December. The ten-over-a-side matches will spread over... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Virender Sehwag to lead T10 revolutionwill introduce a new cricket format when big hitters Shahid Afridi of Pakistan,
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
will introduce a new cricket format when big hitters Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, India’s Virender Sehwag, Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara and England’s Eoin Morgan feature in a T-10 league in December. The ten-over-a-side matches will spread... Read more
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19d
Gulf News
Cricket legends back novel T10 concept at launchLegends, Bangla Tigers, Keralite Kings, Colombo Lions and Pakhtoons. Legends In
Gulf News / Posted 19 days ago
Legends, Bangla Tigers, Keralite Kings, Colombo Lions and Pakhtoons. Legends India’s Virender Sehwag, and Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara and Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hassan are also brand ambassadors of the event, approved by the International... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Here’s the tweet! After Hardik Pandya, Kumar Sangakkara hails Rohit Sharma on TwitterJamtha. The former Sri Lankan skipper had also praised Indian all-rounder Hard
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
Jamtha. The former Sri Lankan skipper had also praised Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya for his 72-ball 78-run knock in Indore after he was promoted to number four ahead of Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni and Manish Pandey. Kumar Sangakkara had then tweet... Read more
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Gulf News
UAE’s unique T10 league beckons cricket legendsand is being backed by Emirates Criket Board.The league will see legendary cric
Gulf News / Posted 23 days ago
and is being backed by Emirates Criket Board.The league will see legendary cricketers like Shahid Afridi, Virender Sehwag, Kumar Sangakkara and current players like England skipper Eoin Morgan and Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan in action. They will... Read more
23d
Hindustantimes.com
South Africa cricket team on top against battling Bangladesh in first Testtheir last five wickets for 28 runs, four of them after the second new ball had
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 days ago
their last five wickets for 28 runs, four of them after the second new ball had been taken. (Read | Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara in line for Sri Lanka Cricket roles) The diminutive Mominul and fellow left-hander Tamim Iqbal saw off some... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara in line for Sri Lanka Cricket rolesFormer captains Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene in all likelihood will
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 days ago
Former captains Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene in all likelihood will be drafted in the high-powered committee, formed to revive country’s cricket, which has been on a downward spiral. According to sources in the Sri Lankan sports ministry,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mirror county cricket awards 2017: Team of the year, wooden spoon and moreline-up than Hampshire’s then he would be carrying a deserved winner’s medal ar
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
line-up than Hampshire’s then he would be carrying a deserved winner’s medal around his neck.Batsman of the year Winner: Kumar Sangakkara, Mark Stoneman and Rory BurnsSangakkara finally called time on his illustrious career at the end of the... Read more
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The Hindu
India vs Australia fourth ODI statsoverall to record a century in his 100th ODI. The first seven batsmen being Gor
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
overall to record a century in his 100th ODI. The first seven batsmen being Gordon Greenidge, Chris Cairns, Yousuf Youhana, Kumar Sangakkara, Chris Gayle, Marcus Trescothick & Ramnaresh Sarwan # Only two batsmen have managed more runs than Warner... Read more
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Sussex Express
Wells takes plaudits as Sussex reflect and Notts celebratefor the summer to 1,292 runs at an average of 64.60. He finished leading run-sc
Sussex Express / Posted 25 days ago
for the summer to 1,292 runs at an average of 64.60. He finished leading run-scorer in Division Two with only Surrey’s Kumar Sangakkara scoring more Championship runs. While he and Harry Finch were putting on 123 at five an over there was the... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Wells takes plaudits as Sussex reflect and Notts celebratefor the summer to 1,292 runs at an average of 64.60. He finished leading run-sc
Chichester Observer / Posted 25 days ago
for the summer to 1,292 runs at an average of 64.60. He finished leading run-scorer in Division Two with only Surrey’s Kumar Sangakkara scoring more Championship runs. While he and Harry Finch were putting on 123 at five an over there was the... Read more
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Gulf News
Sangakkara goes out on a highFormer Sri Lankan captain calls time on first-class career London: Former Sri
Gulf News / Posted 25 days ago
Former Sri Lankan captain calls time on first-class career London: Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara says he is retiring from first-class cricket at the perfect time after a remarkable English county championship season with Surrey.The... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Surrey's Kumar Sangakkara calls time on first-class career, goes out on a highLondon: Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara says he is retiring from firs
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
London: Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara says he is retiring from first-class cricket at the perfect time after a remarkable English county championship season with Surrey. The 39-year-old left-handed batsman made an unbeaten 35 in his... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Kumar Sangakkara calls time on first-class career, goes out on a highFormer Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara says he is retiring from first-class
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 26 days ago
Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara says he is retiring from first-class cricket at the perfect time after a remarkable English county championship season with Surrey. The 39-year-old left-handed batsman made an unbeaten 35 in his final... Read more
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EuroNews
Sangakkara calls time on first-class career, goes out on a high (Reuters) – Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara says he is retiring fro
EuroNews / Posted 26 days ago
(Reuters) – Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara says he is retiring from first-class cricket at the perfect time after a remarkable English county championship season with Surrey.... Read more
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Gazette
County champions Essex underline superiority with huge win over Yorkshirebad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to
Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
bad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to finish second in the table. Surrey batsman Kumar Sangakkara, playing in his last first-class game, received a guard of honour from Lancashire’s players on his arrival... Read more
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guardian-series
County champions Essex underline superiority with huge win over Yorkshirebad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to
guardian-series / Posted 26 days ago
bad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to finish second in the table. Surrey batsman Kumar Sangakkara, playing in his last first-class game, received a guard of honour from Lancashire’s players on his arrival... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
County champions Essex underline superiority with huge win over Yorkshirebad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
bad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to finish second in the table. Surrey batsman Kumar Sangakkara, playing in his last first-class game, received a guard of honour from Lancashire’s players on his arrival... Read more
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Harrow Times
County champions Essex underline superiority with huge win over Yorkshirebad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to
Harrow Times / Posted 26 days ago
bad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to finish second in the table. Surrey batsman Kumar Sangakkara, playing in his last first-class game, received a guard of honour from Lancashire’s players on his arrival... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
County champions Essex underline superiority with huge win over Yorkshirebad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 26 days ago
bad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to finish second in the table. Surrey batsman Kumar Sangakkara, playing in his last first-class game, received a guard of honour from Lancashire’s players on his arrival... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
County champions Essex underline superiority with huge win over Yorkshirebad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
bad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to finish second in the table. Surrey batsman Kumar Sangakkara, playing in his last first-class game, received a guard of honour from Lancashire’s players on his arrival... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
County champions Essex underline superiority with huge win over Yorkshirebad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to
EveningTimes Online / Posted 26 days ago
bad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to finish second in the table. Surrey batsman Kumar Sangakkara, playing in his last first-class game, received a guard of honour from Lancashire’s players on his arrival... Read more
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Oxford Mail
County champions Essex underline superiority with huge win over Yorkshirebad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to
Oxford Mail / Posted 26 days ago
bad light stopped play Lancashire will resume on 132 for three in their bid to finish second in the table. Surrey batsman Kumar Sangakkara, playing in his last first-class game, received a guard of honour from Lancashire’s players on his arrival... Read more
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Gulf News
Sri Lanka’s Thirimanne keen to atone for dismal showingin 2011.“The difference between the team that played here before and now is, th
Gulf News / Posted 27 days ago
in 2011.“The difference between the team that played here before and now is, that we don’t have Mahela [Jayawardene] and [Kumar] Sangakkara in the side. At the moment, we have some experienced players and some very young players which is a big... Read more
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Gulf News
Lanka coach feels it’s high time they deliveras in if you score runs in the domestic circuit, you will get a chance to play
Gulf News / Posted 28 days ago
as in if you score runs in the domestic circuit, you will get a chance to play for the national team. “His record is second only to Sanga (Kumar Sangakkara) and he is in great form at the moment and hopefully he can get some runs for us,” said Poth... Read more
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Gulf News
Pakistan series in UAE without Younis, Misbah and Afridiexperienced players.On the other hand, Sri Lanka is still struggling to cope wi
Gulf News / Posted 28 days ago
experienced players.On the other hand, Sri Lanka is still struggling to cope with the emptiness after the retirement of Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene.They would do well to take a lesson from Pakistan on how to cope with absence of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Virat Kohli-led India can be the greatest ever in ODIs: Sunil Gavaskardon’t score runs then they are struggling,” he said. READ | Hardik Pandya, a v
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 28 days ago
don’t score runs then they are struggling,” he said. READ | Hardik Pandya, a very special player: Lankan cricket legend Kumar Sangakkara Gavaskar also pointed fingers at Glenn Maxwell, whose lack of runs have hurt Australia in this series.... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Virat Kohli lauds ‘superstar’ Hardik Pandya after series win over AustraliaPandya’s stunning innings on Sunday not only impressed the Indian cricket fans
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 29 days ago
Pandya’s stunning innings on Sunday not only impressed the Indian cricket fans and drew praise from the Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara, but India cricket team captain Virat Kohli too seemed swayed with the all-rounder’s exploits against... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Hardik Pandya a very special player, states Kumar SangakkaraHardik Pandya’s rapid rise in international cricket has received recognition fr
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 29 days ago
Hardik Pandya’s rapid rise in international cricket has received recognition from Sri Lankan cricket legend Kumar Sangakkara, who has termed the Indian all-rounder as a ‘very special player’. (IND vs AUS 3rd ODI highlights | Scorecard) Pandya’s... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Kumar Sangakkara delivers rousing speech at Surrey awardsHaving been presented with his honorary life membership of Surrey CCC, Kumar Sa
Sunday Observer / Posted 30 days ago
Having been presented with his honorary life membership of Surrey CCC, Kumar Sangakkara took to the stage to deliver a rousing speech that will live long in the memory of all present on the evening. Here it is in full: First of all, with the... Read more
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