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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

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

ESPNcricinfo staff

Kumar Sangakkara retires

Aggression never about verbals or sledging - Sangakkara

Aug 11, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara, who will retire after the second Test against India, recalled his varied experiences in a 15-year international career

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Kumar Sangakkara retires

Being relieved of keeping was the best thing - Sangakkara

Aug 11, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara, who is set to retire after the second Test against India, believed that being relieved of the gloves in Tests contributed to a boom in his batting

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Surrey v Worcestershire, Royal London Cup, Group A, Kia Oval

Sam Curran helps secure quarter-final berth

Aug 4, 2015: Surrey secured themselves a place in the quarter-finals of the Royal London Cup after beating Worcestershire by 36 runs at the Kia Oval.

ECB/PA

Surrey v Derbyshire, Royal London Cup, Group A, Guildford

Sangakkara, Davies tons trump Durston

Aug 2, 2015: Classy hundreds from Steven Davies and Kumar Sangakkara propelled Surrey to a 77-run victory over Derbyshire in a high-scoring Royal London Cup match at Guildford

ECB/PA

Surrey v Kent, LV= County Championship Div Two, The Oval, 2nd day

Kent capitulate for 99 after Sangakkara ton

Jul 15, 2015: The 53rd first-class hundred of Kumar Sangakkara's glorious career and the continuation of 17-year-old Sam Curran's memorable debut helped to put Surrey in position to beat Kent

ECB/PA

Kumar Sangakkara's retirement

No sense in extending my career for a year - Sangakkara

Jun 27, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara has said that he made his decision to retire after careful consideration with his family

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Kumar Sangakkara's retirement

Sangakkara confirms international retirement

Jun 27, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara confirmed he will retire from international cricket after the second Test of Sri Lanka's forthcoming series against India, calling time on one of the most successful careers in modern cricket.

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Silva, Sangakkara make fifties on curtailed day

Jun 18, 2015: Two wickets immediately after tea brought Pakistan back on level terms after a century stand between Kaushal Silva and Kumar Sangakkara had steered Sri Lanka into a position of strength

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy
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