Kumar Sangakkara on Monday said his greatest achievement in life is to go back to a family © AFP
Kumar Sangakkara on Monday said his greatest achievement in life is to go back to a family © AFP

Sri Lankan cricketing legend, Kumar Sangakkara, who retired from international cricket following the second Test defeat to India at the P Sara Oval in Cpolombo on Monday, was given a farewell, not just all over the world, but also by Indian diary brand, Amul, who made a cartoon drawing depicting his dominance in cricket for all these years. Sangakkara on Monday said his greatest achievement in life is to go back to a family that has and will continue loving him irrespective of his performances on the cricket field. The great Sri Lankan batsman ended his journey in international cricket here at the P Sara Oval ground as India clinched the second Test by 278 runs, reports IANS. Kumar Sangakkara welcome to ‘Former Cricketers’ Club’ by Sunil Gavaskar

 

 

Indian skipper, Virat Kohli on Monday congratulated retiring Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara on a glittering career and said it has been his pleasure playing with the batting maestro. “I just want to congratulate Kumar again on a wonderful career. I have spoken a lot about him, everyone has, in the last week, but I can’t help saying it again that it has been an absolute pleasure playing with you,” he said, reports IANS. Kumar Sangakkara thanks fans for being an inspiration to him

Sangakkara, who finally called time on his career, had an emotional farewell ceremony after the second Test between India and Sri Lanka at P Sara Oval, Colombo. Sangakkara started off by saying there were a lot of people to thank, starting with the people who came to watch the match. He mentioned his school in Kandy, Trinity College, as having made a huge impression on him growing up. Angelo Mathews disappointed with Sri Lanka’s defeat in Kumar Sangakkara’s farewell match