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Sri Lankan cricketer Sangakkara craves new records

Kumar Sangakkara has said ahead of his one-day retirement that he loves chasing records, setting two more in his World Cup game against Scotland.

Sangakkara keeps Sri Lanka hopes alive against Proteas

Kumar Sangakkara smashed his 49th half-century as Sri Lanka fought back on the fourth day of the first Test against South Africa on Saturday.

England miss chances in Sri Lanka Test

Resolute batting by Sri Lanka and at least three missed chances in the field thwarted England on the fourth day of the second Test in Colombo.

Sri Lanka scores in final match, SA still wins series

Despite Sri Lanka's two-wicket triumph over South Africa in the final match of an international series, the series was still won 3-2 by the hosts.

De Villiers not popping the champagne just yet

AB de Villiers, in his first tour as SA's ODI captain, says the Proteas can't rest on their laurels as they look to wrap up a victory over Sri Lanka.

Proteas have a chance to shine, says Kirsten

Coach Gary Kirsten is undaunted by Sri Lanka's mammoth lead on South Africa in the second Test, saying it's a chance to see "something special".

Sangakkara sets Sri Lanka ahead after dropped catch

Dropped catch Kumar Sangakkara kept his team in control of the second Test against the Proteas before bad light stopped play.

Second day SA/Sri Lanka Test openers victorious

A 148-run opening partnership between captain Dean Elgar and Reeza Hendricks steered South Africa into a commanding position against Sri Lanka.

Sangakkara surpasses 9 000 Test runs for Sri Lanka

Kumar Sangakkara has passed the 9 000 Test-run milestone as Sri Lanka began positively in the third and final cricket Test against Pakistan.

Sangakkara, Jayawardene foil Pakistan in Test draw

Kumar Sangakkara hit his eighth double hundred while Prasanna Jayawardene notched up a fighting century to salvage a draw for Sri Lanka.

Fighting Sri Lanka keep sloppy Pakistan at bay

Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne hit fighting half-centuries to keep Pakistan's victory bids at bay on the fourth day of their opening Test.

Sri Lanka reply strongly to Australia’s 316

Kumar Sangakkara hit an unbeaten 61 in his 100th Test as Sri Lanka responded bravely to Australia's 316 in the third and final game of the series.

Sri Lanka struggles without Murali magic

Sri Lanka star Kumar Sangakkara has called on his side to find "new ways of winning Tests" after a 1-0 series loss to England.

Deccan Chargers win Sangakkara’s last IPL match

Deccan Chargers capitalised on a strong start to post a six-wicket victory over Pune Warriors in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Monday.

Dilshan named as Sri Lanka’s new skipper

Sri Lanka's cricket authorities on Monday named all-rounder Tillakaratne Dilshan as captain for the upcoming tour of England.

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