Retirement of Kumar Sangakkara from T20 International Cricket

Media Release

Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that Mr. Kumar Sangakkara has tendered his retirement from T20 International cricket.

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.