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Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara

Born
27/10/1977
43 years
Batting Style
Left Handed
Bowling Style
Off break
INTERNATIONALIPL
TestOdiT20

Debut

South Africa

20/07/2000

Recent Match

India

20/08/2015

Matches

134

Runs

12400

233

Innings

12400

Runs

38/52

100s / 50s

1491/51

4s / 6s

57.40

Average

54.19

SR

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Player Bio

About

'Sanga' as he is known to his team-mates, is one of cricket's most endearing personalities both on and off the field and Sri Lankan Cricket would b

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Kumar Sangakkara in News

NEWS

RR need to bat smartly in the powerplay and keep partnerships going: Sangakkara

RR's most recent debacle came against RCB as they went down by 10 wickets in a lop-sided contest
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PTI
23 Apr 2021
NEWS
RR need to bat smartly in the powerplay and keep partnerships going: Sangakkara
RR's most recent debacle came against RCB as they went down by 10 wickets in a lop-sided contest
userPTI
23 Apr 2021
NEWS

Next time Samson will hit 10 yards further to win us the game: Sangakkara

Samson has always been an inconsistent proposition in the Indian Premier League and beyond, with one great innings corresponded by multiple failures
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cricket.com staff
15 Apr 2021
NEWS
Next time Samson will hit 10 yards further to win us the game: Sangakkara
Samson has always been an inconsistent proposition in the Indian Premier League and beyond, with one great innings corresponded by multiple failures
usercricket.com staff
15 Apr 2021
NEWS

Dube ready to bat anywhere as he looks to get some 'extra tips' from Sangakkara

The India all-rounder was bought by the Rajasthan Royals for a whopping INR 4.40 crore
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PTI
01 Apr 2021
NEWS
Dube ready to bat anywhere as he looks to get some 'extra tips' from Sangakkara
The India all-rounder was bought by the Rajasthan Royals for a whopping INR 4.40 crore
userPTI
01 Apr 2021
NEWS

Morris has a very specific role to play in supporting Archer: Sangakkara

The 33-year-old South African became the most expensive buy in IPL history when he was picked by RR following an intense bidding war at the auction on Thursday
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PTI
19 Feb 2021
NEWS
Morris has a very specific role to play in supporting Archer: Sangakkara
The 33-year-old South African became the most expensive buy in IPL history when he was picked by RR following an intense bidding war at the auction on Thursday
userPTI
19 Feb 2021
NEWS

Everyone is amazed at how easy Root has made batting look: Sangakkara

After notching up a double century in the series opener, the England captain continued his brilliant run by hitting 186 in the second Test
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PTI
25 Jan 2021
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Everyone is amazed at how easy Root has made batting look: Sangakkara
After notching up a double century in the series opener, the England captain continued his brilliant run by hitting 186 in the second Test
userPTI
25 Jan 2021
NEWS

Rajasthan Royals appoint Sangakkara as director of cricket

Sanju Samson, who replaces Australian Steve Smith as captain of the franchise in the upcoming season, was delighted to have the veteran keeper on board
user
PTI
24 Jan 2021
NEWS
Rajasthan Royals appoint Sangakkara as director of cricket
Sanju Samson, who replaces Australian Steve Smith as captain of the franchise in the upcoming season, was delighted to have the veteran keeper on board
userPTI
24 Jan 2021
NEWS

MCC president Sangakkara condemns racial abuse of Indians at SCG

Sangakkara said he was fortunate enough to not face racism in his playing days
user
PTI
11 Jan 2021
NEWS
MCC president Sangakkara condemns racial abuse of Indians at SCG
Sangakkara said he was fortunate enough to not face racism in his playing days
userPTI
11 Jan 2021
NEWS

Sangakkara afraid DC will miss out on playoff berth

The former wicketkeeper batsman predicted a top four finish for King XI Punjab
user
PTI
31 Oct 2020
NEWS
Sangakkara afraid DC will miss out on playoff berth
The former wicketkeeper batsman predicted a top four finish for King XI Punjab
userPTI
31 Oct 2020
ONTHISDAY

Jayawardene, Sangakkara rewrite history with gargantuan partnership

On this day in 2006, the Sri Lankan duo put on a 624-run stand which is yet to be broken
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Pramod Ananth
29 Jul 2020
ONTHISDAY
Jayawardene, Sangakkara rewrite history with gargantuan partnership
On this day in 2006, the Sri Lankan duo put on a 624-run stand which is yet to be broken
userPramod Ananth
29 Jul 2020
ONTHISDAY

Onwards and upwards: Kumar Sangakkara's cricketing journey

On this day in 2000, the world was introduced to Kumar Sangakkara on his international debut
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Shubh Aggarwal
05 Jul 2020
ONTHISDAY
Onwards and upwards: Kumar Sangakkara's cricketing journey
On this day in 2000, the world was introduced to Kumar Sangakkara on his international debut
userShubh Aggarwal
05 Jul 2020
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