In this World Cup, Kumar Sangakkara has achieved quite a few milestone © Getty Images
In this World Cup, Kumar Sangakkara has achieved quite a few milestone © Getty Images

Kumar Sangakkara, the Sri Lankan wicketkeeper batsman became the first cricketer to affect 500 dismissals in One-Day International (ODI) Cricket. In the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 match against Scotland, Sangakkar achieved that milestone. In the 38th over of the Scotland innings, he took a ctah behin the stumps to dismiss Michael Leask. This was his 500th dismissals. Only as a wicketkeeper Sangakkara is 18 away 500 dismissals.  Catch Live Updates of Sri Lanka vs Scotland ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 match here

Sangakkara also got his fourth consecutive ODI century at Hobart against Scotland on Wednesday. So far batsmen have scored strings of three hundreds in a row, but Sanga is the first to make it four in a row. That it has come in the World Cup makes it that much more special. He also now owns the record for most number of centuries in a single World Cup event as three has been the previous record. Considering there is plenty of time to go in the World Cup, he could add to the tally. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: POINTS TABLE