Kumar Sangakkara – a superior wicket attendant or an ideally left-gave batsman? Or on the other hand, we state the total cricketer, it won’t be any off-base. At the point when he was in his prime there was no preferable cricketer over him to crushed spread drives like him.
Over 12000 runs under his top and most noteworthy run scorer for Sri Lanka cricket history; at an awesome normal of 57.40 in the longest organization of the game; makes him one the best left-handed batsman from Sri Lanka group to ever elegance this round of cricket.
Kumar Sangakkara was the piece of the brilliant age of Sri Lanka group; since his presentation in 2000 till his last game in 2015, he was the most productive player for his side.
Let us glance back at the main five innings of the Kumar Sangakkara profession to remember some of the recollections with it.
287 against South Africa, 2006
South Africa visit through Sri Lanka, first test match of the arrangement; and in the wake of winning the throw sightseers chose to bat first on the spinner-accommodating pitch. The host had limited them under the score of 169 in their first innings in simply 50.2 overs on the primary day of the test cricket.
With 14/2 in simply 3.3 overs, it seemed as though the match would end before the fourth day. In any case, followed next was written in the history books.
The two youthful Sri Lanka sets up the product and made this test vital to just recall for one game dominating organization of 624 runs for the third wicket. Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene have batted on for two days.
The South African bowlers were not even close to inconvenience them during this essential association; particularly Kumar Sangakkara those Cover Drives was the brief look to world cricket. It needed to come in the coming years. Not exclusively did the pair put his group into the driver seat with one game dominating association, and helped the group to dominate the game by 153 runs and an innings.
232 against South Africa, 2004
Sri Lanka chose to bat first against the best pace assault of South Africa. With 4/1 youthful the left-gave batsman Kumar Sangakkara strolls in to safeguard his group from any further harm from the risky pace assault of South Africa.
At the score of 57, it appeared as though it was the finish of Kumar Sangakkara innings; when miss-time the hit and edge the ball under the control of Jacques Kallis. Be that as it may, all of the abrupt what happened was sudden for everybody.
Kallis dropped his catch and appeared as though it was the match as well. With one more life, Kumar Sangakkara snatched the open door like a predator; and scored the twofold century to help Sri Lanka to post 470 in their first innings.
In their first innings, South Africa scored 189. Indeed, even in their second innings, Kumar Sangakkara played speedy fire 64 runs in 58 balls to set the triumphant energy for his group.
The travelers in their subsequent innings was a finished calamity as they needed to figure out how to score 179 runs just, and drove Sri Lanka to prevail upon their first arrangement them and match by 313 runs.
192 against Australia, 2007
Another 190 or more score Kumar Sangakkara was the unique ability from multiple points of view; and a major match play against the best cricket playing countries. Second test match of the arrangement Australia in the wake of winning the throw chose to bat first; and with no time predator, Aussies scored 542/5 in their first innings and announced their innings.
Accordingly, the travelers disintegrated down to 246 with two significant thumps from Kumar Sangakkara (57) and Mahela Jayawardene (104); when these two have demonstrated why they were the most important columns in Sri Lankan Cricket history.
With 15/1 Kumar Sangakkara strolled in and set the energy to give an intense battle to has with 143 stand association for the subsequent wicket. Be that as it may, 2 wickets in 2 balls it seemed as though the match was finished however Kumar Sangakkara in his style. Aussies let us have some genuine cricket.
Although Sri Lanka lost the match by 96 runs however on the off chance that one major organization had made the record of the fourth innings had separated that day.
219 against India, 2010
Another twofold hundred and this was against group India. Group India was at that point following by 1-0 in the arrangement, and Sri Lanka in the wake of winning the throw chose to bat first; and with the throw of 4 wickets, they have pronounced their innings at 642/4; with two innings from the headliners Kumar Sangakkara (219) and Mahela Jayawardene (174).
Albeit in the wake of winning the third test match of an arrangement, the arrangement had leveled 1-1; yet, it was someplace impractical without that twofold hundred in the second trial of an arrangement from Kumar Sangakkara.