Kumar Sangakkara to announce retirement today?

If Sri Lanka’s Daily Mirror is to be believed, Kumar Sangakkara is all set to announce his retirement from all forms of international cricket today. Sangakkara, by far has been Sri Lanka’s best international batsman, will not play international cricket after the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, says the news report.

It’s believed that Sangakkara has conveyed this decision to the national selectors on Wednesday. However, a national selector denied such a meeting. Sangakkara, who has 567 international appearances, had said the same during the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. “As far as ODI and Test cricket are concerned, it’s hard to give a timeframe. I am 36 years old now and will be 37 next year during the time of the World Cup in fact, he is already 37. At the next World Cup, I will be 41 and I don’t hope that I will be playing then. So the 2015 World Cup will be my last. It’s a kind of natural progression,” Sangakkara had said in Dhaka.

If Sangakkara indeed calls it a day, it will be a huge loss to international cricket.