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Kumar Sangakkara with his family members after his last Test

Kumar Sangakkara retires

'I just knew when he's going to get out'

Kumar Sangakkara's father, Kshema, writes in the Indian Express about being his son's 'harshest critic', their debates ranging from cricket to politics, and why Sanga should take up golfing

Kumar Sangakkara waves to the crowd while fielding in his final Test

Kumar Sangakkara retires

Sangakkara, Kandy's favourite son

The Indian Express' Bharat Sundaresan pays a visit to Kumar Sangakkara's home town to trace the left-hander's early days

Michael Clarke and Chris Rogers were signing off together

Michael Clarke retires

'Tidy, too tidy, OCD tidy'

Michael Clarke's team-mates and coach pay tribute to their captain, who is set to retire after the 2015 Ashes

Fans watch the opening day of the second Test

Investec Ashes 2015

Flashy, cash-rich football driving cricket out

Writing for The Guardian Jonathan Freedland talks about how the big money and clout of football is driving people's interests away from cricket

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The Investec Ashes 2015

Australia's most wretched Ashes day of all

England led the series 2-1, with two Tests to play. Considering what was at stake, Australia's 60 all out at Trent Bridge made it their most wretched Ashes day of all

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The Investec Ashes 2015

England left baffled after three-day win

All presumptions before the Ashes series have been quashed after England's victory at Edgbaston in under three days