Kumar Sangakkara makes his way back to the crease, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney, March 18, 2015 © AFP

  • Mar 18, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara is congratulated by AB de Villiers © AFP

  • Mar 18, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara waves to the crowd © AFP

  • Mar 18, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara reacts after Sri Lanka's loss © AFP

  • Mar 18, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara shakes hands with Vernon Philander © Getty Images

  • Mar 18, 2015

    The final goodbye: Kumar Sangakkara waves to the crowd © Getty Images

  • Mar 18, 2015

    Where did it go wrong? Kumar Sangakkara makes the long walk back © AFP

  • Mar 18, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara sets off on a run © Getty Images

  • Mar 16, 2015

    As if one bat weren't enough: Kumar Sangakkara tries out different bats © AFP

  • Mar 11, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara is relieved after holding on to a skier © AFP

  • Mar 11, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara shapes to play the scoop © AFP

  • Mar 11, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara and Tillakaratne Dilshan put on 195 for the second wicket © AFP

  • Mar 11, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara gets down for a drive © AFP

  • Mar 11, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara unleashes an unorthodox shot © Getty Images

  • Mar 11, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara's modest celebration after his fourth straight hundred © Getty Images

  • Mar 8, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara became the first player to score three consecutive World Cup tons © AFP

  • Mar 8, 2015

    John Mooney and Kumar Sangakkara with different helmets designed to protect the back of the neck © Getty Images

  • Mar 8, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara became the second highest run scorer in ODIs © Getty Images

  • Mar 8, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara wears the new style helmet as compared to Lahiru Thirimanne © AFP