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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.

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