Kumar Sangakkara is the best batsman Sri Lanka has ever produced. The ongoing Test at Colombo is his final international game. He made his international debut in a One-Day International (ODI) game against Pakistan at Galle and now retires as cricket’s one of the most successful players and is arguably the best batsman from the 21st century. Also Read: Sachin Tendulkar or Kumar Sangakkara — Who is the greater batsman in Test cricket?

Greats from the cricket fraternity like Mahela Jayawardene, Ian Chappell, Sachin Tendulkar and others have spoken highly about the Sri Lankan left-hander. Also Read: 15 memorable quotes by Kumar Sangakkara

As Sangakkara’s dazzling cricketing career comes to an end, Criclife presents 10 memorable quotes by cricketers on one of the most elegant batsmen the world of cricket has seen.

1. Ian Chappell

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2. Mahela Jayawardene

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3. Ravi Shastri

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4. Sachin Tendulkar

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5. Paul Farbrace

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6. Trevor Bayliss

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7. Rahul Dravid

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8. Virat Kohli 

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9. Michael Clarke 

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10. Anil Kumble

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