Kumar Sangakkara Net Worth and Biography

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Kumar Sangakkara is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and captain of the Sri Lankan national team who has net worth $21 million. Kumar Sangakkara is also known as “Sanga” among his teammates. Sangakkara scored 28,016 runs all in international cricket among his 15 years. He is a left-handed top-order batsman and a record-breaking wicket-keeper. At recent time he is the 2nd highest run-scorer in ODI international cricket and highest 50 run scorer in Test cricket.

Personal information:

★ Kumar Sangakkara Net Worth and Biography

Full name: Kumar Sangakkara (Sanga)

Born:         27 October, 1977, Matale, Sri Lanka

Height:     5′ 10″

Nationality: Sri Lankan

ODI debut: 5 July 2000 Vs Pakistan

Net Worth:
kumar sangakkara total net worth $21 million. His Indian Premier League (IPL) earning were US$700,000 by Kings XI Punjab and US$300,000 by Deccan Chargers respectively. He also played Sri Lanka Premier League, Caribbean Premier League, Pakistan Super League and Masters Champion League.

kumar sangakkara Quotes:
1. “I am Tamil, Muslim, Sinhalese and Burgher. I am a Buddhist, a Hindu, a follower of Islam and Christianity. I am today, & always, proudly Sri Lankan.”

————— Kumar Sangakkara

2. “I like to play test cricket. It is really challenging, because you need to really score runs, stay in the wicket & continue for five days.”

————— Kumar Sangakkara

3. “Growing up I had lots of role models. Looking back, my parents were my first role models.”

————— Kumar Sangakkara

Personal life:
Kumar Sangakkara born an attorney-at-law at Matale, Sri Lanka in 1977. His primary and secondary education was at Trinity College, Kandy. When Sangakkara was 22, then he made Test debut on 20 July 2000. He married his longtime partner, Yehali. And they have two child, a girl and a boy: Swyree and Kavith.

In the year of 2009, Mahela Jayawardene announced that he would step down from captaincy, from that time Sangakkara as a Sri Lanka’s captain in all formats of the game. Sangakkara’s first engagement in the role was the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 world cup which is hosted by England in June. And Sri Lanka became runners-up, in that final Sangakkara made 64 not-out.

Sangakkara announced his retirement during the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 championship. At the same time Mahela also announced his retirement from Twenty20 International arena.

ODI cricket:
On 18 March 2015 Sangakkara retirement from the ODI International arena. Many famous person give him advise to reconsider his decision but Sangakkara did not give an answer.

Test cricket:
After the second Test match against India, On 27 June 2015 Sangakkara announced his retirement from Test cricket as well. And at that match he scored 32 runs in the 1st innings and 18 in the 2nd innings.

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