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New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 7th ODI, Wellington

Sangakkara 113 seals Sri Lanka win

Jan 29, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara mounted a sleek 21st ODI hundred on Tillakaratne Dilshan's foundation, to shepherd Sri Lanka toward a consolation victory in Wellington

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Sangakkara takes aim at Nishantha and SLC again

Jan 27, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara has once again taken aim at Sri Lanka Cricket secretary Nishantha Ranatunga, as well as the country's former sports minister, labeling their actions in the approach to the 2013 Champions League "shameful and corrupt"

Andrew Fidel Fernando

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 6th ODI, Dunedin

NZ take series with 120-run win

Jan 25, 2015: A 117-run third-wicket stand between Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor was the centrepiece of New Zealand's imposing 315 for 8, which founded a 120-run victory against an ailing Sri Lanka

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

County news

Stewart hails Sangakkara signing

Jan 19, 2015: Alec Stewart, Surrey's head coach, championed the signing of Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara saying it is great for Surrey and the county game.

ESPNcricinfo staff

County news

Sangakkara signs two-year Surrey deal

Jan 16, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara, the world's No. 1 Test batsman, has agreed a two-year deal with Surrey although how much he plays in 2015 will not be confirmed until Sangakkara makes a decision over his Test future

ESPNcricinfo staff

ICC news

Sangakkara returns to top of Test rankings

Jan 11, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara has reclaimed the top position in the ICC Test Players Rankings, following the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington, which the hosts won by 193 runs

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15

Positives for SL amid inconsistent performances

Jan 8, 2015: ESPNcricinfo rates the Sri Lanka performance from the Test series against New Zealand

Andrew Fidel Fernando

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Wellington, 2nd day

'Hard to predict my thoughts on retirement' - Sangakkara

Jan 4, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara said his Test future remained undecided, following the 203 at the Basin Reserve that brought him to within one-double hundred of equaling Donald Bradman's 65-year record

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Wellington

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Wellington, 2nd day

Sangakkara's measures help him conquer again

Jan 4, 2015: Though Kumar Sangakkara is contemplating retirement, he speaks of undiminished desire, and in the moments when his rehearsed public disposition is disturbed that you see how intensely the fire still burns

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Wellington

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Wellington, 2nd day

Sangakkara 11th double flattens NZ

Jan 4, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara smashed his 11th double-century, one short of Don Bradman's record 12, to transform the 143-run deficit at the start of the day into a game-changing 135-run lead

The Report by Devashish Fuloria

Sri Lanka v England, 7th ODI, Colombo

A dream day for Khettarama faithful

Dec 16, 2014: Tillakaratne Dilshan crashed the farewell party of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara with a spectacular all-round show, but the departing pair would leave the crowd with one final jewel

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v England, 7th ODI, Colombo

Jayawardene will 'miss the music the most'

Dec 15, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene prepared for his final ODI in Colombo, against England on Tuesday, by saying it was the rhythms from the stands that he would miss the most

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 7th ODI, Colombo

SL's brothers-in-arms prepare for sunset at home

Dec 14, 2014: As Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara prepare for their final ODI together at home, the aspects of their partnership that will be celebrated the most will be their humility and altruism

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v England, 6th ODI, Pallakele

The grand abdication of the Kandyan king

Dec 13, 2014: They came to worship Kumar Sangakkara in his final ODI in Kandy and he did not let them down, delivering the farewell century of which his fans had barely dared to dream

Alan Gardner in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v England, 6th ODI, Pallekele

Sangakkara firm over ODI retirement

Dec 13, 2014: Despite a strong year in the format, Kumar Sangakkara remained firm on his decision to retire after the World Cup, stating that he did not wish to "take up the spot of another player"

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v England, 6th ODI, Pallakele

Dilshan v Moeen contest breaks England's hold

Dec 13, 2014: Plays of the day from the sixth ODI between Sri Lanka and England in Pallakele

Alan Gardner

Sri Lanka v England, 6th ODI, Pallekele

Sangakkara hundred secures series

Dec 13, 2014: A masterful century from Kumar Sangakkara helped Sri Lanka wrap up the ODI series against England with a thumping 90-run victory in Pallekele

The Report by George Dobell

Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, Pallekele

Like a Kandyan dancer

Dec 10, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara is playing his final ODI series at home, but his feet and mind are as nimble as ever

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

County news

Sangakkara agonises over Surrey interest

Dec 7, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara is in advanced talks with Surrey about a county stint in 2015, but will not make a firm commitment until he decides on his Test future

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v England, 4th ODI, Colombo

Sangakkara makes 1000 ODI runs in four consecutive years

Dec 7, 2014: Stats highlights from the fourth ODI between England and Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Bishen Jeswant
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