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IPL: Sanju Samson Is Rajasthan Royals' Long-term Leader, Says Kumar Sangakkara

Dec 02, 2021 PTI

Ahead of the IPL 2022 auction, Rajasthan Royals retained two Indians and one overseas player in the form of their influential skipper Sanju Samson, uncapped young batter Yashasvi Jaiswal and star Englishman Jos Buttler.

'Rajasthan Royals Batsmen At Fault, Not Toss Or Pitch,' Fumes Sangakkara After Loss Vs Mumbai Indians

Oct 06, 2021 PTI

Asked to bat first, Rajasthan Royals managed just 90/9 in 20 overs which Mumbai Indians chased down in just 8.2 overs. This was also the lowest total batting first in Sharjah.


Clare Connor Becomes First Female MCC President In Club's 234-year-old History

Clare Connor's nomination was announced by her predecessor and Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara at the Annual General Meeting last year.

IPL 2021: Kumar Sangakkara Admits To Errors, Says 'We Don't Play Blame Game In RR'

Sep 30, 2021 PTI

The former Sri Lankan captain heaped high praise on Sanju Samson. He stated that Samson will be selected in the Indian team for a longer run.


India Legend Vinoo Mankad Among 10 ICC Hall Of Fame Special Inductees Ahead Of WTC Final

Vinoo Mankad is one of only three cricketers to have batted in every position during his Test career. Later, he also coached another legendary cricketer and fellow ICC Hall of Fame member, Sunil Gavaskar

23 April, 2021

IPL 2021: Kumar Sangakkara Says, 'One In Top Four Has To Score Big' For Rajasthan Royals To Bounce Back

PTI

Rajasthan have managed just one win from four matches so far. The most recent debacle came against Royal Challengers Bangalore as they went down by 10 wickets


13 April, 2021

Kumar Sangakkara Defends Sanju Samson's Decision Not To Rotate Strike In Rajasthan Royals' Defeat

PTI

Needing five off the last two balls, Sanju Samson had refused to take a single, sending back Chris Morris on the penultimate ball


11 April, 2021

IPL 2021: Young Indian Pacers Kartik Tyagi, Chetan Sakariya Will Rise To The Occasion - Kumar Sangakkara

PTI

Kumar Sangakkara admitted that Jofra Archer's absence is a big blow, but Rajasthan Royals' Director of Cricket has faith in young Indian pacers


01 April, 2021

IPL 2021: Shivam Dube Eager To Learn From Kumar Sangakkara

PTI

India all-rounder Shivam Dube was brought by Rajasthan Royals for a whopping Rs 4.40 crores during the IPL auction


19 February, 2021

Strike A Balance Between Franchise Leagues And International Cricket, Says Kumar Sangakkara

PTI

Confrontations between home boards and players participating in franchise leagues, often forcing them to retire, can leave international cricket a lot poorer.


19 February, 2021

Kumar Sangakkara Defends Rajasthan Royals' Over-The-Top Bid For Chris Morris In IPL 2021 Auction

Ashutosh Sharma

Rajasthan Royals paid a record Rs 16.25 crores to Morris and Sangakara admitted that the South African all-rounder was a must have!


25 January, 2021

Watching Joe Root Knock 'Was A Great Learning Experience, Says Kumar Sangakkara

PTI

After notching up a double century in the series opener, Root continued his brilliant run by hitting 186 in the second Test


24 January, 2021

Kumar Sangakkara To Be Rajasthan Royals Cricket Director For IPL 2021

PTI

Kumar Sangakkara, the current MCC president, will be responsible for overseeing the entire cricketing ecosystem of former IPL champions Rajasthan Royals


25 November, 2020

ICC Opens Fan Voting For Awards Of The Decade - Check How To Vote And Win Prizes; Complete List Of Nominees

Outlook Web Bureau

The top fan prize for voters is a once in a lifetime experience at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 in India, including flights, accommodation, and pitch-side access to a Super 12s match


23 July, 2020

Kumar Sangakkara On Racism: Teach Real History Instead Of A Sanitized Version

PTI

Offering his views on the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, Kumar Sangakkara said, "It doesn't matter if you are educated or not. I have seen some of the worse acts committed by people with best education"


03 July, 2020

2011 World Cup Final Fixing Claims: No Evidence Found, Sri Lanka Police Calls Off Probe

PTI

Former Sri Lanka sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage had alleged that the 2011 World Cup final, which India won, was fixed by "certain parties" leading to an inquiry by the Special Investigation Division of the Police


02 July, 2020

Sri Lanka's 2011 WC Final Probe: Kumar Sangakkara Spent Nearly 10 Hours Recording Statement

PTI

An investigation was started into the 2011 World Cup final by the Sri Lankan Ministry of Sports, following former minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage's fixing allegations


01 July, 2020

Kumar Sangakkara Asked To Give Statement In Sri Lanka's 2011 World Cup Probe: Reports

PTI

Sri Lanka's sports ministry last month ordered an investigation into the allegation that the national cricket team's loss to India in the 2011 World Cup final was fixed by "certain parties"


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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during an administrative review meeting, in Murshidabad.

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Senior SKM leaders address a press conference on the future course of the farmers agitation, at Singhu Border in New Delhi.

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Senior SKM leaders address a press conference on the future course of the farmers agitation, at Singhu Border in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Army Chief Bipin Rawat addresses a press conference in New Delhi. CDS Gen Bipin Rawat accompanied by his wife Madhulika Rawat, his staff and other officials were killed in an IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter...

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In this file photo, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat. CDS Gen Bipin Rawat accompanied by his wife Madhulika Rawat, his staff and other officials were killed in an IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Coonoor,...

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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

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As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta