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About Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara is a Sri Lankan Cricket Player. He is amongst the five injured in the terrorist attack near the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on March 3, 2009.

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Monarch Cruise Announces Luxury Cruise Featuring the Best of Cricket and Bollywood
Business Wire IndiaMonarch Cruise has announced the launch of an unparalleled cruise experience that will bring together the cream of Bollywood and Cricket. The cruise will allow passengers to get close and personal with their favourite cricket icons, Bollywood stars, world-class DJs and celebrated chefs

Sri Lanka names separate T20, ODI squads for Pak series
Sri Lanka has announced separate Twenty20 and one-day squads for the home series against Pakistan, which is scheduled to start next month.

Cricket is about experience, not age: Pak cricketer Ayub Dogar
Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Ayub Dogar, who has been selected in the national Test team for Pakistan's tour of Sri Lanka has said that experience matters more than age in cricket.

Cook, Bresnan and Sangakkara named Wisden's Cricketers of the Year
England cricketers Alastair Cook and Tim Bresnan were named in Wisden's five-man Cricketers of the Year list.

Clarke reclaims top spot in ICC's Test player rankings
Australia Test captain Michael Clarke has surged two places to the top of the new International Cricket Council Test player rankings, after piling loads of runs this summer in Test cricket.

Boucher will have to wait until July to grab 1000th international scalp
South African veteran Mark Boucher would have to wait until the England series, starting in July, to become the first wicketkeeper to achieve 1 000 international dismissals.

Australia clinches CB series after beating Lanka by 16 runs in last final
Australia has won the Commonwealth Bank triangular series as Clint McKay's all round performance helped them win the last of the three finals by 16 runs against a resolute Sri Lankan side.

Sri Lanka lose first Commonwealth Bank final to Aussies by 15 runs
Sri Lanka on Sunday lost the first of three Commonwealth Bank series finals being played at The Gabba here against Australia by 15 runs.

Javed says Pak bowlers Talha, Asif have potential to perform well in international cricket
Pakistan's outgoing fast bowling coach Aaqib Javed has reckoned that bowlers Mohammad Talha and Umaid Asif have the potential to perform well in international cricket.

India out of CB series after Lanka beats Australia by 9 runs in Melbourne
Indian hopes of entering the finals of the Commonwealth Bank tri-series were dashed on Friday after Sri Lanka beat Australia by nine runs in a thrilling encounter at the MCG.

Dan Christian claims first Oz ODI hat-trick in nine years as Lanka make 238
Australian all-rounder Daniel Christian became the first bowler from his country to take an ODI hat-trick since Brett Lee, nearly a decade ago, as Sri Lanka struggled to make 238 in the 12th Commonwealth Bank Series one-day fixture at the MCG on Friday.

Lankans bat first in must-win clash against Australia at MCG
Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to bat first in Friday's must-win 12th Commonwealth Bank series one-day clash with Australia at the MCG.

Imperious Virat Kohli takes India home against Sri Lanka in Hobart
An imperious batting display by Virat Kohli helped India defeat Sri Lanka in a must win Commonwealth Bank series match at the Bellerieve Oval here on Tuesday.

Sangakkara calls for dramatic revamp of Sri Lankan cricket system
Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has called for an urgent review of Sri Lanka's cricket system, ahead of the Adelaide ODI against India.

Lankan team criticized over poor performance without being given chance to explain: Jayawardene
Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene has said that immense pressure had been mounted on the team after its dismal show, adding that they were criticized without having been given an opportunity to explain their point of view.

South Africa wins rain-affected third ODI to claim series
South Africa won the third one-day international against Sri Lanka by four runs through the Duckworth Lewis method on Tuesday at Bloemfontein.

Dravid excluded from Herald cricket writer Saltau's 2011 Test team
Veteran Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, who made 1145 runs and scored five centuries has been excluded from the Herald cricket writer Chloe Saltau's Test team of 2011.

Dilshan lauds rookie Chandimal as future of Sri Lankan cricket
Sri Lanka skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan has praised debutant wicket-keeper Dinesh Chandimal for scoring a half-century in both innings, taking three catches and a stumping in the second Test against South Africa.

Sri Lanka, South Africa aiming to end poor records in Boxing Day Test
South Africa and Sri Lanka will aim to end their dubious records during their second Test clash at Kingsmead in Durban, which begins from December 26 onwards.

Sri Lanka will 'definitely fight back' in Boxing Day Test: De Villiers
South Africa should not take Sri Lanka lightly during the Kingsmead Test, Proteas batsman AB de Villiers has said.

Dilshan blames batting failure for loss to South Africa
Sri Lankan captain Tillakaratne Dilshan has blamed his batsmen for last week's Test loss to South Africa by an innings and 81 runs, inside three days.

Dilshan says Sri Lanka will focus on test series against Proteas amid players' delayed salaries
Sri Lanka skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan has said his team will concentrate on winning a first Test match in South Africa amid the players' salaries being delayed for nine months.

Sri Lanka not looking for 'next Muralitharan', says Sangakkara
Any effort by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to find another Muttiah Muralitharan would prove futile as cricket will never see a bowler like the legendary off-spinner, wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara has said.

Injured Sangakkara likely to miss Centurion Test against South Africa
Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara is likely to miss the first Test against South Africa at Centurion after splitting the webbing between his index finger and his second finger on his right hand.

Sangakkara predicts Sri Lanka-South Africa Test series to be 'tight contest'
Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara insists that South Africa's poor record against his team in recent times is an indicator that the three-Test series, starting on Thursday, will be a tight contest.

'Sensational' Cape Town Test centurions move up in ICC Test batsmen rankings
South African captain Graeme Smith, Hashim Amla and Australian captain Michael Clarke, who scored centuries in the sensational Cape Town Test, have made upward moves in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Player Rankings for Test batsmen.

Dilshan calls for use of UDRS in all Tests
Sri Lanka skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan has called for the use of the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) in all Test cricket.

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