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Kumar Sangakkara

Black Lives Matter: Cricketers Speak Up Against Racism Amid George Floyd Protests

Jun 02, 2020 PTI

George Floyd died last week gasping for breath while a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, pressed his knee on the handcuffed man's neck, leading to violent protests across America

Political Leadership Is A Reflection Of The Society: Kumar Sangakkara On Racism

Jun 02, 2020 PTI

George Floyd's Killing: Kumar Sangakkara said political leadership is nothing but a reflection of what a society is and to ensure that better people take that role, the ordinary citizens have to become better versions of themselves

Playing Cricket Under ICC Guidelines Will Look Really Weird: Kumar Sangakkara

The ICC recently come out with comprehensive guidelines to get the sport up and running around the world while at the same time maintaining the highest safety protocols

MCC President Kumar Sangakkara Wants 'Iron Clad' Plan Before Holding T20 World Cup, Tells ICC To 'Wait And See'

May 30, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) president Kumar Sangakkara feels that postponing the 2020 T20 World Cup would be a wiser option

Alastair Cook Names Virat Kohli In List Of Five All-time Greats

Apart from Virat Kohli, the other players who found a spot in Alastair Cook's list were Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting, Jacques Kallis and Kumar Sangakkara

06 May, 2020

MCC To Offer President Kumar Sangakkara Second Term Due To COVID-19 Pandemic


The recommendation for Kumar Sangakarra's extension will be sent for approval to the club's members at the Annual General Meeting, which has been scheduled for June 24

01 May, 2020

Kumar Sangakkara Urges England, Australia To Tour Pakistan


Kumar Sangakkara was part of the Sri Lankan side in 2009 that was attacked in Lahore leaving eight dead and six of the team's players were injured

21 April, 2020

Monty Panesar Picks Best Batsmen Of His Playing Days


Talking about some of his other contemporaries, Monty Panesar picked Sri Lankan duo Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene as the best players of spin bowling

08 November, 2019

IND Vs BAN, 2nd T20I: Legendary Kumar Sangakkara Gives Struggling Rishabh Pant Best Possible Advice

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Ever since Rishabh Pant replaced Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the limited-overs circuit, he has been criticised by many, be it for his batting, wicket-keeping skills or be his role when it comes to reviews, and it was no different during the second T20I between India vs Bangladesh

04 August, 2019

Happy Friendship Day: Top Five Best Friends In Sports

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While everyone is busy greeting their friends, Happy Friendship Day, why don't we take a look at the top five friendships in sports across the world.

07 July, 2019

Cricket World Cup 2019: 'I'm Trying To Stay In Present' - Rohit Sharma After Record-Breaking Ton Vs Sri Lanka

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Rohit Sharma on Saturday (July 6) not only became the first player to score five centuries in a single Cricket World Cup, but also equalled Sachin Tendulkar's record of six World Cup tons - the most by any player.

02 July, 2019

IND Vs BAN, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma Becomes First Batsman To Hit Four Centuries, Equals All-Time Record

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India vice-captain Rohit Sharma created a host of records during his 92-ball 104-run knock against Bangladesh in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 group match at Edgbaston, Birmingham on Tuesday

02 July, 2019

Move Over Sachin Tendulkar And Virat Kohli, Avishka Fernando Takes His Place In Cricket World Cup Record Books

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Avishka Fernando's 104 helped Sri Lanka to victory over West Indies in Durham. Only Ireland’s Paul Stirling and Australia’s Ricky Ponting are younger Cricket World Cup centurions.

03 June, 2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, ENG Vs PAK: Lightning Strikes! Jos Buttler Joins MS Dhoni School Of Stumping – WATCH

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In a moment of brilliance, England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler produced a stunning stumping to dismiss Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman during the sixth match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

24 May, 2019

Cricket World Cup 2019: 10 Great ODI Players Never To Have Won A World Cup

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When one considers the tournament’s relatively short history and the pre-eminence of certain sides in that period – most notably the West Indies at the outset and Australia since the turn of the century – there are inevitably going to be some great names who never got to lift the famous triple-columned trophy after winning the Cricket World Cup

22 May, 2019

Cricket World Cup 2019: 41 Records You Need To Know From Cricket's Biggest Tournament

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Australia remain the most successful team in the Cricket World Cup, while Sachin Tendulkar and Glenn McGrath will be remembered as the most dominating batsman and bowler respectively. Here are both team and individual records you need to know before the start of CWC 2019:

06 June, 2017

'India’s Batting Has Its Normal Juggernaut-Feel'

Kumar Sangakkara

Young Sri Lanka must play with arrogance against India on Thursday, suggests Sangakkara

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Indian Army and the US Army troops carry out joint training on medical evacuation and underslung carriage of howitzers with help of helicopters during the ongoing 17th Edition of India-US Joint military exercise at...

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Congress General Secreatry Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on her way to meet the family of Arun Valmiki, who allegedly died in police custody, in Agra.

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Farmers participating in Lokniti Satyagraha Kisan Jan Jagran Padyatra, which began on Oct 2 in Bihar's Champaran, carry ashes of farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri violence, at the Shastri Ghat on the banks of Varuna in...

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Lawyer Amit Desai arrives at sessions court for the hearing of Aryan Khan's drugs case, in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's manager Pooja Dadlani arrives at the Sessions Court for a hearing on Aryan Khan's drugs case, in Mumbai.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together


Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu