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Kumar Sangakkara announces Test retirement

Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara announced to take retirement from Test cricket this summer and his 2nd Test during India-Sri Lanka series in August would be Sangakkara’s last Test play.

The 37-year-old left handed batsman played his Test debut in 2000, he has amassed 12,305 runs from 132 matches, with 38 centuries, 52 fifties and an average of 58.31 and is Sri Lanka’s highest run scorer and is the fifth-highest Test scorer of all time. His highest score in Test cricket is 319 runs.

As wicket keeper, he stumped out 20 batsmen while he is playing his last Test match against Pakistan but not being the part of his team in the 3rd Test.