Kumar Sangakkara PROFILE

General Information
Full name Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara
Born October 27, 1977, Matale
Current age 41 years 348 days
Major teams Sri Lanka, Asia XI, Central Province, Colombo District Cricket Association, Deccan Chargers, Durham, Hobart Hurricanes, ICC World XI, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kandurata, Kandurata Maroons, Kings XI Punjab, Marylebone Cricket Club, Multan Sultans, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Quetta Gladiators, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Surrey, Warwickshire
Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling Style Right-arm offbreak
 Kumar Sangakkara Career Statistics
Batting & Fielding Statistics
Test ODI T20
Matches Played 134 404 56
Innings Played 233 380 53
Not Outs 17 41 9
Runs 12400 14234 1382
Highest 319 169 78
Average 57.40 41.98 31.40
Balls Faced 22882 18048 1156
St/R 54.19 78.86 119.55
100's 38 25 0
50's 52 93 8
4's 1491 1385 139
6's 51 88 20
Catches Taken 182 402 25
Stumpings Made 20 99 20
Bowling Statistics
Test ODI T20
Matches Played 134 404 56
Innings Played 4 - -
Balls 84 - -
Runs 49 - -
Wickets 0 - -
Best Inning Bowling - - -
Best Match Bowling - - -
Average - - -
Economy Rate 3.50 - -
St/R - - -
4 Wickets 0 - -
5 Wickets 0 - -
10 Wickets 0 - -

Kumar Sangakkara PROFILE

Sangakkara was born to Kumari and Chokshanada Sangakkara at Matale in 1977. Sangakkara is a creation of the Trinity College, Kandy and was the ryde medalist of his year. Sangakkara began his career as a batsman but subsequently became a wicket-keeper. His batting has developed to such an extent that he once topped the ICC Test batting rankings. Sangakkara likes to hit the ball square of the wicket on the off-side and upon making a century, consistently continues on past 150.

On the 6 December 2007 he was named as the new Number 1 batsman in the ICC Test player rankings with a rating of 938, the maximum rating ever achieved by a Sri Lankan player, and became the first batsman ever to score in excess of 150 in four successive tests. He is the youngest of 4 siblings and has a brother and 2 sisters one of whom is a sportswoman herself a keen Tennis player. Find Kumar Sangakkara profile and stats of batting, bowling and fielding including latest updated news of Kumar Sangakkara, videos and images at Hamariweb.com. Also find detail Player profile and career statistics of Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka.

Kumar Sangakkara poses in front of his newly unveiled portrait in the Lord"s Pavilion

Kumar Sangakkara named as first non-British President of MCC

Sourav Ganguly, Vince van der Bijl, Shakib Al Hasan (standing), Shane Warne, Mike Gatting and Kumar Sangakkara (sitting) at the MCC World Committee meeting

Reviews & Comments [Kumar Sangakkara]

PRINCE, karachi,pakistan30 July, 2011

Sangarkara is one of my favourate batsmen his style is cool very strong captain from sri lankan side i wish him all the best for his future assignments all the best my friend.

Riaz Hussain , Karachi Pakistan
Riaz Hussain (+92-0301-2478634), Karachi02 May, 2011

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