Last Updated : 2019-01-22 16:20:44

Apps Advertising Home Delivery Feedback

Modi praises Sanga

15 September 2015 11:10 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised recently retired Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara, considered one of the greatest batsmen to have emerged from Sri Lanka, saying the left-hander will be missed.

”We just finished an absorbing test series. We shall all miss the great Kumar Sangakkara on the cricket field,” Modi said during a joint press briefing with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Sangakkara, who bade adieu to the game after the second Test against India last month, was one of the leading players in world cricket for the last 15 years during which he played 134 Tests scoring 12,400 runs. He had also represented the island nation in 404 ODIs and scored 14,234 runs.

The stylish left-hander led Sri Lanka in 15 Tests, 45 ODIs and 22 ODIs. One of his finest hours came when he inspired Sri Lanka to the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011.Earlier Modi held extensive talks with Wickremesinghe to take the bilateral relationship to the next level. (Press Trust of India)

 

  Comments - 4

  • Siri Wednesday, 16 September 2015 02:22 AM

    Sanga is great! no question about that.But these are butter talks to get the CEPA signed

    Critic Wednesday, 16 September 2015 06:58 AM

    Stylish and very good team player, nothing to boast much about his captaincy

    renuka Wednesday, 16 September 2015 02:34 PM

    YES AGREE!! proud Trinitians....

    ziyard Tuesday, 15 September 2015 05:45 PM

    am proud to be a trinitian !


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment


Wahhabism and radicalization of local Muslims Fix it For Good

Intelligence-driven kinetic means can only do so much. The acid test would be

Rs.190 Million worth of Priorities ?

‘A supplementary budget of 190 million rupees for two bulletproof vehicles

Refugees become refugees again in Sri Lanka

There was a collective anguish over helplessness and isolation inside the gar

Anti – Terrorist Action Must Not Become a Witch Hunt Against Sri Lankan Muslims

Mohammed Zahran the founder-leader of the National Thawheed Jama’at and sus

MIRROR CRICKET