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Kumar Sangakkara


Sri Lankan wicket-keeper who retired as his country’s most prolific Check batsman. He retired as Sri Lanka’s all-time innovator in Test works, average, half-centuries, generations, and double generations. He was the fastest batsman to 8,000, 9,000 11,000 and 12,000 works and linked for fastest batsman to 10,000 works. He performed cricket at Trinity University, Kandy, getting the school’s highest sports activities award, the The Trinity Lion. He produced his Ensure that you ODI debuts in 2000. He was known for publicly assisting sledging – the cricket edition of trash-talk – to toss competitors off their video game. He retired with 14,234 ODI works, second and then Sachin Tendulkar. He was created in Matale, Sri Lanka. His dad, Swarnakumara Sangakkara, was a lawyer. He wedded Yehali Sangakkara in 2003, plus they possess two children: Kavith and Swyree. He earned the Wisden Leading Cricketer on the planet award in 2011 and 2015, producing him the next participant, after Virender Sehwag, to gain the honor double.

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Full Name Kumar Sangakkara
Date Of Birth October 27, 1977
Place Of Birth Matale, Sri Lanka
Height 1.78 m
Weight 65 kg
Profession Cricket Player
Education Trinity College, Kandy, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo
Nationality Sri Lankan
Spouse Yehali Sangakkara
Children Swyree Sangakkara, Kavith Sangakkara
Parents Kumari Sangakkara, Chokshanada Sangakkara
Siblings Saranga Sangakkara, Vemindra Sangakkara, Thushari Sangakkara
Star Sign Scorpio

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