Kumar Sangakkara Biography, Career, IPL, Net Worth & Salary.

Kumar Sangakkara is a Sri Lanka Former Cricketer. His Role of the Sri Lanka Team was as an Top-Order Batsman as. He is the Best Top-Order Batsman in the TEST Match Format as well as ODI Format. His Batting Style Left Handed Bat. His Bowling Style Right-arm offbreak. He was the most Successful Top-Order Batsman & Wicket Keeper in the Sri Lanka Team.

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Personal Information:-

Kumar Sangakkara was born 27th October, 1977 (Age 44 Years), Matale, Sri Lanka. His Height was 5 ft 10 inch (178 cm). His Full name was Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara . His Nickname was Sanga. The Bad news for Sri Lanka is that Kumar Sangakkara is not Currently Playing in Test Matches, ODI Matches & T20I Matches.

Family Information:-

Kumar Sangakkara Father’s name was Kshema Sangakkara. His Mother’s name was Kumari Sangakkara. He has Total 3 siblings (One is Brother & 2 is Sister). His Brother’s name was Vemindra Sangakkara. His Sister’s name was Saranga Sangakkara & Thushari Sangakkara. His Wife’s name was Yehali Sangakkara. He married in May, 2003. He has a total of Two Children. His Son’s name was Kavith Sangakkara. His Daughter’s name was Swyree Sangakkara.

Kumar Sangakkara Debut & last Match Played Details:-

I Want to tell the Cricket Fans that Kumar Sangakkara is not Currently Playing for the Sri Lanka national Team. There is Bad news for the Sri Lanka Team and for cricket Fans that Kumar Sangakkara has taken retirement in Test, ODI & T20I Format as well as IPL. 

S.r  noFormat name Debut date Against team nameVenue name
1T20I15th June, 2006EnglandThe Rose Bowl
2TEST20th July, 2000 South AfricaGalle International Stadium
3ODI5th July, 2000PakistanGalle International Stadium
4IPL19th April, 2008Chennai Super KingsPunjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium
S.r  noFormat name Last Match date Against team nameVenue name
1T20I6th April, 2014IndiaShere Bangla National Stadium 
2TEST20th August, 2015IndiaP Sara Oval
3ODI18th March, 2015South AfricaSydney Cricket Ground
4IPL8th May, 2013Chennai Super KingsRajiv Gandhi International Stadium

Once Again Kumar Sangakkara is not Currently Playing & have taken retirement in Test, ODI & T20I Format as well as IPL..

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Kumar Sangakkara career Details:-
Average (score)57.1441.9931.4125.95
Not Out164193
Chart Information:-

Kumar Sangakkara has played a total of 665 Matches (134 TEST, 404 ODI, & 56 T20I) International Matches in his career & IPL 71. He has Played the most ODI matches. Kumar Sangakkara Total Runs was 29,703 (12,400 TEST, 14,234 ODI & 1,382 T20I) International Runs in his career & IPL 1,687. He has hit the most Runs in the ODI format is 14,234.

His Highest score was 319 in TEST, 169 in ODI, 78 in T20I & 94 in IPL. Kumar Sangakkara’s Best highest score is 319 in a TEST Matches. His best Average Score in TEST is 57.14. He has the best strike rate of 119.55 in T20I. He has hit a total of 3,210 Boundaries ( 1,491 TEST, 1,385 ODI & 139 T20I) & IPL 195.

He has scored the most boundaries in the TEST format is 1,491. He has hit a total of 186 Sixes ( 51 TEST, 88 ODI & 20 T20I) & IPL 27 . He has scored the most Sixes in the ODI format  88. He has hit a total of 163 fifty ( 52 TEST, 93 ODI & 8 T20I) & IPL 10. He has hit a total of 63 of Hundred ( 38 TEST & 25 ODI ). He has scored 200s 11 times in  TEST Format.

According to the chart the full form of BBI:- Best Bowling In Innings & the full form of BBM:- Best Bowling In Match. His BBI was 0/4 in the TEST. His BBM was 0/4 in the TEST. His Total Catches in career 654 Catches ( 182 TEST, 402 ODI & 25 T20I) & IPL 45. His Total Stumpings in career 148 Stumpings ( 20 TEST, 99 ODI & 20 T20I) & IPL 9.   

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International Information:-

Kumar Sangakkara is a player in the Sri Lanka national Team. His Role in the Sri Lanka Team is Top-Order Batsman & Wicket-Keeping. He is the most successful Player in the Sri Lanka Team. He was the Second highest run-scorer in ODI Cricket History when the Retirement Next only the Sachin Tendulkar and the Sixth Highest run-scorer in Test Cricket History.

 He has held the Most dismissals in ODI Cricket History and no one has been able to break this Record. He was adjudged/won the Man Of The Match in the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 Final, he helped Sri Lanka to Win that First Title. Kumar Sangakkara is the Highest run-scorer in the Sri Lanka Team in Test and ODI Format & Cricket History is Ranked sixth in Test and Second in ODI. 

He was part of the 2007 Cricket World Cup,2009 ICC World Twenty20, 2011 Cricket World Cup and 2012 ICC World Twenty20 Finals for the Sri Lanka Team. He Retired from T20 Cricket in April 2014, ODI Cricket on 18th March 2015 & he Officially announced his retirement from Test Cricket on 27th June 2015 after the Second Test Match Against India.  

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IPL Information:-

Kumar Sangakkara has played in IPL are Only Three teams. He has played for Punjab Kings(KXIP), Deccan Chargers (DC) & Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). He is not a player Currently playing in IPL. He has not won the IPL trophy. He is currently the coach of Rajasthan Royals(RR).

Net Worth & Salary:-

AB de Villiers Net worth(2022) was $21 Million.

Total IPL Salary 

₹ 28,112,000
₹ 34,384,000
₹ 32,403,000
Chargers (DC)
₹ 32,200,000
Chargers (DC)
₹ 35,189,000
Hyderabad (SRH)
₹ 37,289,000
Total₹ 199,577,000

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