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Bangladesh Premier League 2017

Dhaka Dynamites' problem of plenty

Oct 30, 2017: The defending champions have so many match-winners - Shahid Afridi, Evin Lewis, Sunil Narine, Kumar Sangakkara, Shane Watson - that their biggest problem might be figuring out their strongest XI

Mohammad Isam

Sri Lanka news

Jayawardene, Sangakkara to assist in Sri Lanka's revamp

Oct 5, 2017: Alongside Aravinda de Silva, Anura Tennakoon, they are expected to work on a range of topics including a restructuring of the domestic cricket scene

Madushka Balasuriya

Surrey v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Division One, Kia Oval, 4th day

Somerset's late defeat leaves do-or-die finale

Sep 22, 2017: Somerset and Middlesex are not the only counties in danger of relegation but their meeting at Taunton next week has the makings of a sudden death affair

Tim Wigmore at Kia Oval

Surrey v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Division One, Kia Oval, 3rd day

Somerset scrap after Sangakkara leaves the stage

Sep 21, 2017: Somerset will need to find rare batting resilience to avoid defeat on the final day at the Kia Oval

Tim Wigmore at Kia Oval

Surrey v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Division One, Kia Oval, 2nd day

'King' Kumar raises eighth hundred of purple season

Sep 20, 2017: Kumar Sangakkara's eighth Championship hundred of the season continued his run of imperious form and put Somerset on the back foot in the fight to avoid relegation

Tim Wigmore at Kia Oval

Surrey v Yorkshire, Specsavers Championship Division One, Kia Oval, 1st day

Ashes hopeful Stoneman leads Surrey's golden trio

Sep 12, 2017: Yorkshire were powerless to stem Surrey's batting assault as Division One's three heaviest run-makers again took their toll

ECB Reporters Network

Caribbean Premier League 2017

Heavin' Lewis, sensational Sanga, and four Knight Riders

Sep 10, 2017: ESPNcricinfo picks its best XI from the 2017 edition of the Caribbean Premier League

Sreshth Shah

Jamaica Tallawahs v St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, CPL 2017, Kingston

Thomas, Sangakkara secure Tallawahs' playoffs berth

Aug 31, 2017: Kumar Sangakkara scored his third straight fifty, while Oshane Thomas took 3 for 31 to help the Jamaica Tallawahs beat the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots by 41 runs

The Report by Peter Della Penna

Jamaica Tallawahs v St. Lucia Stars, CPL 2017, Kingston

Sangakkara's 74* outclasses winless Stars

Aug 26, 2017: Jamaica Tallawahs' six-wicket win pushed them one victory away from their fifth consecutive playoffs berth

The Report by Peter Della Penna

Royal London Cup final, Lord's

Surrey's third final could be the toughest of all

Jun 30, 2017: Surrey enter their third successive Royal London Cup final knowing that they have lost the last two and this time, in Nottinghamshire, face the most formidable opponents yet

David Hopps

Yorkshire v Surrey, Specsavers Championship Div One, Headingley, Day 2

Sangakkara first to 1,000 first-class runs as Surrey tighten grip

Jun 27, 2017: Kumar Sangakkara became the first county batsman to pass 1,000 first-class runs as his prolific season continued at Headingley

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v South Africa, 1st T20, Ageas Bowl

Sangakkara backs Roy to bounce back from Champions Trophy disappointment

Jun 20, 2017: Kumar Sangakkara, the former Sri Lanka captain, believes that Jason Roy is ready to bounce back from his disappointing showing in the ICC Champions Trophy

Andrew Miller

Yorkshire v Surrey, Royal London Cup play-off, Headingley

Sangakkara's mastery proves too much for Yorkshire

Jun 13, 2017: Kumar Sangakkara's eighth century of the county season, compiled with draining inevitability, was enough to bring Surrey a 24-run win in the Royal London Cup play-off against Yorkshire at Headingley

David Hopps

The briefing

Sachin's shocking reveal, and Bangladesh's unshocking win

May 30, 2017: A quick recap of the month of May in cricket - in which we don't make fun of South Africa's chances at the Champions Trophy

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Essex v Surrey, Specsavers Championship Div One, Chelmsford, 4th day

Sangakkara falls short of historic sixth ton

May 29, 2017: Kumar Sangakkara was dismissed for 84 on the final day of Surrey's scrap with Essex at Chelmsford to miss out on a sixth consecutive first-class hundred

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Chelmsford

Essex v Surrey, Specsavers Championship Div One, Chelmsford, 2nd day

Lawrence rallies Essex after Sangakkara 200

May 27, 2017: Sometimes, the feeling in county cricket is that the moments to savour come from the same old faces. That's not necessarily a complaint when Kumar Sangakkara is the face

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Chelmsford

Essex v Surrey, Specsavers Championship Div One, Chelmsford, 1st day

Sam Curran feeds off masterful Sangakkara

May 26, 2017: In the opening 50-minutes, Surrey were 31 for 5. The rest of the day? 303 for 2. What happened, you ask? Kumar Sangakkara. Again

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Chelmsford

Middlesex v Surrey, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Lord's,4th day

Surrey hold on as Sangakkara prepares to sign off

May 22, 2017: Kumar Sangakkara announced that this would be his final season in the County Championship after Surrey had secured a draw at Lord's

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Lord's

Middlesex v Surrey, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Lord's, 3rd day

Ice cool Sangakkara keeps heat off Surrey

May 21, 2017: Kumar Sangakkara's sense of occasion was evident once more in this London derby as he scored his second century of the match, while also passing 20,000 career first-class runs

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Lord's

Middlesex v Surrey, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Lord's, 1st day

Sangakkara celebrates the great unveiling

May 19, 2017: They unveiled a portrait of Kumar Sankakkara at Lord's and he responded by scoring a hundred for Surrey in the London derby - and did so with barely a hair out of place

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Lord's
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