newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2022, RCB vs RR | Jos Buttler is an exceptional talent by all means, reckons Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara has heaped praise on Jos Buttler, saying the Englishman is an exceptional talent and can be ruthless against the bowlers in no time. Sangakkara has further stated that Buttler's overall game is wonderful because he trusts his strengths, and can be a trouble for the spinners.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2022 | Consistency is the most important thing in terms of calling wides, says Kumar Sangakkara

Rajasthan Royals lost the game against Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets on Monday after a poor batting performance by the franchise. The game also saw some debatable wide calls when the match was at a crucial stage and RR's Director of Cricket and head coach Kumar Sangakkara spoke about the same.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2022 | Devdutt Padikkal is an exciting player, says Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara, Rajasthan Royals' Director of Cricket talked about the exciting young players that his team has in their squad for IPL 2022. The former Sri Lanka skipper praised Devdutt Padikkal and says that he has been watching the left-hander for the last two seasons and is an exciting player.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2022 | Kumar Sangakkara explains why 'absolute legend' Suresh Raina went unsold at auction

Rajasthan Royals’ Director of Cricket Kumar Sangakkara has revealed the franchises' thought process behind not going after one of IPL’s all-time greats Suresh Raina at the 2022 auction. Sangakkara felt Raina’s poor run of form in the recent IPL editions was the primary reason for not getting a team.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2022 | Steffan Jones back as Rajasthan Royals’ high performance fast bowling coach

Rajasthan Royals (RR) are pooled into Group A in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, starting from March 26.  Ahead of the tournament’s 15th edition, RR have announced the appointment of Steffan Jones, former county fast bowler from Wales, as their new high performance fast Bowling coach.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2022 | Sanju Samson is a long-term leader of Rajasthan Royals, his retention was no-brainer, says Kumar Sangakkara

Rajasthan Royals’ director of cricket, Kumar Sangakkara has stated that Sanju Samson is going to be a long-term leader for the franchise, and his retention was a no-brainer in terms of being the captain of the team. Sangakkara further added that Samson is a wonderful asset for the franchise.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2022 | Long-term injury of Jofra Archer forced Rajasthan Royals to not retain him, reveals Kumar Sangakkara

Rajasthan Royals Director of Cricket, Kumar Sangakkara has stated that the uncertainty around Jofra Archer's long-term injury has forced the team management to go against retaining the all-rounder. He further added that considering the player availability for the IPL, Ben Stokes was not retained.
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newscricketa year ago

Clare Connor succeeds Kumar Sangakkara to become first female president at MCC

Former England captain Clare Connor, the England and Wales Cricket Board's managing director of women's cricket, will become the first female president in the club's 234-year history after taking over from Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara. Conor was made an Honorary Life Member of MCC in 2009.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2021 | We don't play blame games in our franchise, states Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara has stated that Rajasthan Royals do not play blame games amongst themselves and always stick together as a unit. With RR having lost four of their first 11 games, Sangakkara stated that the team will now focus on training and executing the strategies in remainder of the tournament.
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newscricketa year ago

Ben Stokes decision wouldn't have been made easily, opines Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara has expressed his solidarity towards England all-rounder Ben Stokes, who recently took an indefinite break from cricket in order to prioritise his mental health. Sangakkara said many athletes in these COVID-19 times have taken tough decisions after their mind feels the pressure.
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