Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sangakkara officially retires from T20 International cricket
Fri, Apr 18, 2014, 11:24 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's prolific batsman, wicketkeeper and former captain Kumar Sangakkara today announced his retirement from the game's short format.

Sangakkara has tendered his retirement from T20 International cricket, cricket governing authority, Sri Lanka Cricket announced Friday.

Addressing a letter to the Chairman of Selectors, Kumar Sangakkara has stated that "It is the right time to retire allowing SLC an opportunity to build a team for the next World Twenty20 and also to allow him to focus on Test and ODI cricket during the coming months."

Mr. Ashley De Silva, Chief Executive Officer of SLC has received an electronic copy of the letter from Kumar Sangakkara, the SLC said.

Sri Lanka's former cricket captain Mahela Jayawardene also announced his retirement from international Twenty20 at the end of the World Twenty20.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka state doctors end strike amid heavy protest from public
-- [37 minutes ago]
Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka formally declared landmines Free
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 8 Indian fishermen for poaching in island waters
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to purchase rice from three countries to stabilize local market
Sri Lanka PM seeks plans to attract more tourists next three years
Pakistan awards prestigious Jinnah Scholarships for Sri Lankan Youth
Democratic government cannot keep mum at a time a minor extremist group has taken people hostage - Sri Lanka FM
New Sri Lanka Police Media Spokesperson appointed
Sri Lankan Navy, Air Force officers train on Indian Navy Dornier craft
IUSF Convener Lahiru Weerasekara remanded until July 5

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.