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Sangakkara ~ The Perfectionist

Kumar Sangakkara, the Prince of Modern Sri Lanka Cricket will ring down the curtain on a remarkable career in this week's test against the Indians at P. Sara Oval, Colombo. My earliest memory of Sangakkara goes way back to early 2000s where he ran out Aravinda de Silva in a tight chase against the mighty Aussies. It was the semifinal of the 2003 cricket world cup in South Africa. People used to call him “Gandassara” back then. After more than 12 years, people around the world absolutely love him and adore him now.
Sangakkara made his debut in the year 2000. I was not much of a cricket follower back then. I started watching cricket in 2003 and have been watching the game ever since then. I’m a very keen reader of the game as well. Sangakkara’s elevation to the next level as a cricketer and my love for the game of cricket sort of coincide in way because both happened in 2003. After a disappointing word cup campaign, he went to Sharjah for a quadrangular that featured Pakistan, Zimba…