Kumar Sangakkara resigns as Sri Lankan Captain
Kumar Sangakkara captain and wicket keeper of Sri Lanka's ODI and T20 teams Cricket team steps down from captaincy after the loss in ICC World cup cricket final To India. He said in press report that he was disappointed over Sri Lankans loss to Indi ain the finals of ICC world Cup 2011, he added that the Lankans were well placed in this world cup, he thanked his team members for the support that the have extended to them.
He also explained his retirement plans, he was not sure of his place in 2015 ICC world cup which is to held in Australia, he wanted the team to be well groomed for the upcoming world cup, he will continue to play for the national side and he will captain Deccan Chargers in the coming season of Indian premier League
Kumar Sangakkara a gentle man on the field and off the field, took over captaincy from Mahela Jayawardene after Sri Lankans world cup final loss to Australia in 2007. Sangakara has been leading the tea so well; he brought glory to nation winning at home and abroad.
His heart rending speech after the loss to Indian in the 2011 world cup final showed what the kind of human was Sangakara, in his final speech as captain of the said he never hesitated to appreciate the Indian team even though he was very much disappointed at the loss of Sri Lankans. Sangakaras successor name is yet to announced, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Angelo Mathews are among those those who are considered for the post