Kumara Sangakkara Profile
|BIRTH PLACE||Matale, Sri Lanka|
|ORIGINAL NAME||Kumara Chokshanada Sangakkara|
|BIRTH DATE/ AGE||27 October 1977|
|EDUCATION QUALIFICATION||school: |
college: Trinity College, Kandy
|HEIGHT||5 ft 10|
Kumara Sangakkara Family Details
|FATHER NAME||Kshema Sangakkara|
|SISTER NAME||Thushari and Saranga|
Kumara Sangakkara Career Details
|FIRST ODI MATCH||5 July 2000 v Pakistan|
|FIRST TEST MATCH||20 July 2000 v South Africa|
|FIRST T20 MATCH||15 June 2006 v England|
|FIRST IPL MATCH||vs Chennai Super Kings, Apr 19, 2008, Punjab Cricket Association Stadium|
|BATTING STYLE||Left hand bat|
|BOWLING STYLE||Right arm off break|
|AWARDS||* Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World, 2011.
*Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World, 2014.
*LG People's Choice Award 2011, 2012.
*ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year 2013.
|RECORDS and ACHIEVEMENTS|| TEST: |
*Highest aggregate of runs- Sangakkara (12,400) in 134 matches at an Average of 57.40
*Most double centuries in a career - Sangakkara has 11 double centuries in tests, second only to 12 double centuries by Don Bradman.
*Most number of centuries – Sangakkara has 38 centuries in 131 matches. He is fourth in the list, only behind 51 of Sachin Tendulkar, 45 of Jacques Kallis and 41 of Ricky Ponting.
*Most runs in Year 2014 - 1483 runs in 12 matches with 4 hundreds and 9 fifties with average 71.09
*Highest aggregate of runs - Sangakkara (14,234) in 404 matches at an Average of 41.98. He is second in the list.
*Most number of half centuries – Sangakkara has 93 half-centuries in 404 matches. He is second in the list.
*Most number of dismissals (includes wicket-keeping) – Sangakkara has taken (501 dismissals = 402 ct. + 99 st.) in 404 matches.
*Highest 2nd wicket partnership - 212* by Lahiru Thirimanne & Kumara Sangakkara against England Welington in 2015.
*Most runs in Year 2014 - 1256 runs in 28 matches with 4 hundreds and 8 fifties with the average 46.51
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Kumara Sangakkara Favorite Things
|HOBBIES and INTERESTS||reading|
|FAVOURITE ACTOR||Shah Rukh Khan|
|FAVOURITE FOOD||Rice and Fish Curry|
|FAVOURITE SPORTS||cricket badminton, tennis,table tennis|
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|Kumara Sangakkara FACEBOOK||facebook.com/|
|Kumara Sangakkara TWITTER||twitter.com/|