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The emotional final lap of a 15-year journey

Aug 24, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara left the ground after almost everyone he knew very closely had. Then it rained a little. Sangakkara had played his last match for Sri Lanka; even the elements allowed themselves a bit of emotion

Sharda Ugra in Colombo

Kumar Sangakkara retires

'Kumar and Mahela were driven by healthy rivalry' - Moody

Aug 24, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara was driven by a "healthy rivalry" with Mahela Jayawardene, former Sri Lanka coach Tom Moody has said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Kumar Sangakkara retires

Sangakkara's farewell speech

Aug 24, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara speaks after the end of the second Test against India at the P Sara Oval in Colombo

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SL v India, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

What's a final fizzle against a career of fireworks?

Aug 23, 2015: After 15 years of affection for his craft and his people, it's unlikely that Kumar Sangakkara will be remembered only for his meagre final stretch and fidgety prods against R Ashwin

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

SL v India, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Sangakkara, for one last time in Tests

Aug 23, 2015: Watch the plays of the day from the fourth day of the second Test between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo

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SL v India, 2nd Test, Colombo

Sangakkara - 12400 runs at 57.40

Aug 23, 2015: Stats highlights from the second Test between Sri Lanka and India at the P Sara Oval where Kumar Sangakkara played his last international innings

Shiva Jayaraman

Kumar Sangakkara retires

Vote - Which is Sanga's best performance?

Aug 21, 2015: We picked out his ten best Test performances, but which one do you think is the best?

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Kumar Sangakkara retires

'There was not a lot you could throw at him'

Aug 20, 2015: To replace Sangakkara the man will be a bigger challenge than to replace Sangakkara the cricketer

Rahul Dravid

Kumar Sangakkara retires

ESPNcricinfo's Sangakkara reader

Aug 20, 2015: We dug through the archives to put together a collection of some of our best features on the Sri Lankan maestro

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A colossus who ticked all boxes

Aug 20, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara's stunning numbers over the last decade puts him right up among the very best batsmen the game has ever seen

S Rajesh

Made in Sri Lanka, adaptable everywhere

Aug 19, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara has been a flag-bearer for his country's cricket, dominating attacks, winning hearts and maintaining the highest standards for 15 years

Mark Nicholas

Sangakkara: a mix of modern and orthodox

Aug 19, 2015: He embraced the current practice of playing an all-out aggressive game without sacrificing the strong technique he grew up with

Aakash Chopra

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, Colombo

Vulnerable India look to spoil Sangakkara's farewell

Aug 19, 2015: Sri Lanka will be gearing up to give Kumar Sangakkara the perfect farewell - with a Test series win - and India will need to address their batting concerns if they are to stand a chance

The Preview by Alagappan Muthu

Kumar Sangakkara retires

Full coverage of Kumar Sangakkara's retirement

Aug 19, 2015: Full coverage of Kumar Sangakkara's retirement

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Kumar Sangakkara retires

Hobart heroics, Durban dominance and a never-ending partnership

Aug 19, 2015: ESPNcricinfo sifts through Kumar Sangakkara's majestic body of work and picks out his ten best Test innings

Karthik Krishnaswamy

Kumar Sangakkara retires

Sangakkara: putting runs where his mouth once was

Aug 18, 2015: As Kumar Sangakkara's runs tally has grown, his cheekiness on the field has declined. Has the flawless batsman made the flawless man then?

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Kumar Sangakkara retires

'Would pick Sangakkara to bat for my life'

Aug 18, 2015: Former team-mates, captains, coaches, opposition players pay tribute to Kumar Sangakkara

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Kumar Sangakkara retires

'We have all made fun of his accent'

Aug 18, 2015: As Kumar Sangakkara finishes his storied Test career, his best friend Mahela Jayawardene spills the beans on his strengths, weaknesses and quite a few quirks

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Kumar Sangakkara retires

'Kumar the most professional cricketer I have seen' - Farbrace

Aug 17, 2015: Paul Farbrace, the former Sri Lanka assistant coach, has said that Kumar Sangakkara is the "most professional" cricketer he has seen at training, and had helped him become a better coach

George Dobell and Andrew Fidel Fernando

Social media poll

Sangakkara voted as Sri Lanka's best

Aug 12, 2015: The results of our social media poll on Sri Lanka's greatest Test cricketer saw Kumar Sangakkara voted as #SriLankasBest. Here are some of the best comments we received

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