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Mahela Jayawardene retires from Test cricket

'We watched cricket, we talked cricket'

Aug 12, 2014: On the eve of Mahela Jayawardene's final Test, his team-mate, best friend and fellow batting superstar Kumar Sangakkara speaks about what made him, and them, tick

Andrew Fidel Fernando

ICC news

Sangakkara regains No. 1 ranking

Aug 11, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara is once again the No. 1 Test batsman in the world following his double-century in Galle. His 221 helped Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in the first Test

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

Keeping to Murali prepared me for Ajmal - Sangakkara

Aug 9, 2014: Years of keeping wicket to Muttiah Muralitharan and plain good vibes have been behind Kumar Sangakkara's ability to mute Saeed Ajmal and succeed against the Pakistan attack, the batsman said after hitting his 10th double-hundred

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

A run-machine that just won't stop

Aug 9, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara has always adapted his game over the years, and at present, each and every part of him is conditioned towards run-making

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

Sangakkara's golden run, and Ajmal's long wait

Aug 9, 2014: Stats highlights from a day which was completely dominated by Kumar Sangakkara

S Rajesh

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

A celebration of Sri Lanka's favourite sons

Aug 8, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene are both undisputed legends of the game. Their standing in Sri Lanka, however, goes far deeper than that

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day

'Objective is to win at all costs' - Sangakkara

Jul 27, 2014: Sri Lanka have not lost a Test series at home to South Africa since 1993. If they are to protect that record, the final day of the tour has to be about all-out attack, says Kumar Sangakkara

Andrew Fidel Fernando at the SSC

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day

South Africa set for final-day spin inquisition

Jul 27, 2014: Sri Lanka rattled along at well over four an over to set a target of 369 and give themselves well over three sessions to bowl out South Africa

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Four Sri Lankan masters

Jun 28, 2014: From Mendis to Sangakkara, a look at a few iconic batsmen who shaped Sri Lanka's cricket

Ramachandra Guha

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 3rd day

Sangakkara finally leaves his hallmark on England

Jun 22, 2014: Having averaged only 30 in England before this tour, Kumar Sangakkara has finally restored his record

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Invetsec Test, Headingley, 1st day

Plunkett and Broad rattle through Sri Lanka

Jun 20, 2014: Stuart Broad became the first England bowler to take two hat-tricks in Test cricket, and only the fourth bowler of all time, as England tore through Sri Lanka's lower order on the opening day of the Headingley Test.

The Report by David Hopps

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 5th day

Sangakkara a maestro in convoluted drama

Jun 16, 2014: In a match to highlight all that is great about Test cricket Kumar Sangakarra showed his class and without him Sri Lanka were done for

Mark Nicholas at Lord's

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 3rd day

Sangakkara savours emotional landmark

Jun 14, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara's day three hundred at Lord's was the result of technical adjustment and unwavering focus, according to Sangakkara and the man who celebrated with him on the pitch, when he moved to triple figures

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Lord's

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 3rd day

Sangakkara breaks jinx, and Lord's run-fests

Jun 14, 2014: Stats highlights from the third day at Lord's, which was dominated by Kumar Sangakkara's maiden Test century at the ground

S Rajesh

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 3rd day

Sri Lanka's brothers in arms

Jun 14, 2014: The hug Kumar Sangakkara received from Mahela Jayawardene after completing a century at Lord's was just another chapter in their bromance

Jarrod Kimber at Lord's

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 3rd day

Sangakkara milestone leads Sri Lanka reply

Jun 14, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara had never made a Test century at Lord's; he has now and judging by his reaction he will cherish it forever

The Report by David Hopps

England v SL, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 2nd day

England encounter the pleasure and the pain

Jun 13, 2014: England's future was revealed as they took to the field against Sri Lanka and it proved as expected to be a mixed bag

Andrew McGlashan

Sri Lanka tour of England 2014

Sangakkara likens Pietersen to Malinga

Jun 9, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara likened the England team's differences with Kevin Pietersen to Lasith Malinga's presence in the Sri Lanka team, as he contemplated playing an England side without Pietersen in the Tests

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Lord's

Sri Lanka's other power couple

May 31, 2014: While Kumar Sangakkara has developed into a dominating one-day batsman, Tillakaratne Dilshan has become a reformed dasher. Together they are one-day cricket's form pairing

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Lord's

Root thinks differently to down Dilshan

May 31, 2014: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the 4th ODI

Andrew McGlashan at Lord's
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