Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara
Full Name: Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara
Birth date: October 27 1977
Age: 46 years
Birth Country: Sri Lanka
Batting Style: Left Hand
Bowling Style: Left-arm medium
Team :
Champions League T20 Kandurata Maroons
Indian Premier League Sunrisers Hyderabad, Punjab Kings, Deccan Chargers
Big Bash League Hobart Hurricanes
Bangladesh Premier League Dhaka Dynamites
Sri Lanka Premier League Kandurata Maroons, Udarata Rulers
Caribbean Premier League Jamaica Tallawahs
England Domestic Surrey
PSL Karachi Kings, Quetta Gladiators, Multan Sultans
Others Warne's Warriors, Gemini Arabians

Kumar Sangakkara Last 10 Innings

RunsOppMatch DateScore
1 Islamabad United2018-03-13 DT20
18 Karachi Kings2018-03-10 DT20
45 Lahore Qalandars2018-03-09 DT20
0 Quetta Gladiators2018-03-07 DT20
28 Peshawar Zalmi2018-03-06 DT20
51 Quetta Gladiators2018-03-03 DT20
6 Islamabad United2018-02-25 DT20
63 Lahore Qalandars2018-02-23 DT20
57 Peshawar Zalmi2018-02-22 DT20
57 Guyana Amazon Warriors2017-09-06 DT20

Statistictics by year

Batting Stats

TEST 13323321617 12400 319 57.412288254.19 10 27 52 1491 51 18220
ODI 36635331538 13591 169 43.151714779.26 0 25 89 1316 84 37187
IT20 5653449 1382 78 31.411156119.55 0 0 8 139 20 2520

Bowling Stats

TEST 134710726271 9 30.112.5371.351105/1385/138
ODI 365214065 1 65.004.6484.000001/391/39
IT20 560000 0 ---00000/00/0


Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara was born to Swarnakumara Sangakkara and Kumari Surangana on 27th October 1977 in Matale. Youngest in the family, Sangakkara was brought up in Kandy. A towering figure in the Sri Lankan international cricket team, Sangakkara has taken up many roles in his career. This left-handed batsman was the pillar of the Sri Lankan top order and alongside kept the wickets for his team. He had also taken up responsibilities of his side and was the captain of the squad. He made his way into the squad at the age of 22.

Career Highlights:

  • List A debut in 1997-1998
  • First Class debut 1997-1998
  • ODI debut against Pakistan on 5th July 2000 at Galle and scored 35 odd runs
  • Test debut against South Africa on 20th July 2000 at Galle, and scored 23.
  • His first T20 was against England at Southampton on 15th July 2006 where Sri Lanka won by 2 runs.
  • First test century in August 2001, against India
  • First double century against Pakistan at the 2002 Asian Test Championship
  • Against Pakistan he got his first ODI century in April 2003
  • He was the captain of the Sri Lankan team from February 2009 till 2011 World Cup


  • First Man of the Match award in 2000’s Singer Triangular Series against South Africa
  • Highest partnership world record in test cricket between him and Mahela Jayawardene -624 runs
  • Won Cricinfo award in 2008 for outstanding batting
  • Man of the Series of Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan Test Series in 2011-2012
  • In ICC Awards 2011, Sangakkara won the Keeper-Captain of ICC World XI Test squad, ODI Cricketer of the year and People’s Choice Awards.
  • In the year 2012, Sangakkara was name as one of the Wisden’s five Cricketer.
Records by Kumar Sangakkara
  1. In Top 15 For Most Centuries in ODI
  2. He has hit four consecutive centuries (hundreds) in ODI during ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
    First (105 runs not out) against Bangladesh
    Second (117 runs not out) against England
    Third (104 runs) against Australia
    Fourth (124 runs) against Scotland
Sangakkara has played for major teams such as Sri Lanka, ICC World XI, Warwickshire, Kings XI Punjab etc. He is married with two kids and involves in various charity works.

Last Series Played

PSL 2018
CPL 2017 - Caribbean Premier League T20
PSL 2017
Big Bash League 2016-2017 - BBL 6 - KFC BBL T20
CPL 2016 - Caribbean Premier League T20
Team Squad
Angelo Mathews Pathum Nissanka
Kusal Janith Perera Dimuth Karunaratne
Maheesh Theekshana Kusal Mendis
Dunith Wellalage Sadeera Samarawickrama
Kasun Rajitha Charith Asalanka

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