Kumar Sangakkara

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Birthday
27, 1977
Birthplace
Matale, Sri Lanka
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthplace
Matale, Sri Lanka

About

Wicket-keeper with the Nondescripts cricket club who also captained the Sri Lankan national cricket team.

Before Fame

He played cricket at Trinity College, Kandy, receiving the school's highest sports award, the The Trinity Lion.

Trivia

He was known for publicly supporting sledging - the cricket version of trash-talk - to throw opponents off their game.

Family Life

He was born in Matale, Sri Lanka. His father, Swarnakumara Sangakkara, was an attorney. He married Yehali Sangakkara in 2003 and they have two kids: Kavith and Swyree.

Associated With

Sanath Jaysuriya was another popular Sri Lankan cricket star.