Kumar Sangakkara sets world record

Kumar Sangakkara sets world record

Kumar Sangakkara sets world record

Written by News 1st

23 Jun, 2014 | 2:30 pm

Sri Lankan Test Cricketer Kumar Sangakkara set a world record when he played against the English on Sunday.

Sangakkara made history for Lanka when he became the fourth cricket player in the world to score seven successive half centuries.

He went on to set his seventh successive half century by scoring 55 runs against England.

Sangakkara is now placed among players Everton Weekes (West Indies), Shivnarine Chanderpaul (West Indies), Andy Flower (Zimbabwe).

Listed below are the complete details of the half centuries scored by the above players.

 

Everton Weekes (West Indies)

Everton Weekes

Everton Weekes

141 v England, Kingston Mar 1948

128 v India, Delhi Nov 1948

194 v India, Mumbai (BS) Dec 1948

162 v India, Kolkata Dec 1948

101 v India, Kolkata Dec 1948

90 v India, Chennai Jan 1949

56 v India, Mumbai (BS) Feb 1949

Andy Flower (Zimbabwe)

Andy flower

Andy flower

65 v New Zealand, Harare Sep 2000

183 no v India, Delhi Nov 2000

70 v India, Delhi Nov 2000

55 v India, Nagpur Nov 2000

232 no v India, Nagpur Nov 2000

79 v New Zealand, Wellington Dec 2000

73 v Bangladesh, Bulawayo Apr 2001

Shivnarine Chanderpaul (West Indies)

Shivnarin Chanderpaul

Shivnarin Chanderpaul

69 v Pakistan, Karachi Nov 2006

74 v England, Lord’s May 2007

50 v England, Manchester Jun 2007

116 no v England, Manchester Jun 2007

136 no v England, Chester-le-Street Jun 2007

70 v England, Chester-le-Street Jun 2007

104 v South Africa, Port Elizabeth Dec 2007

Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)

Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara

75 v Bangladesh, Dhaka Jan 2014

319 v Bangladesh, Chittagong Feb 2014

105 v Bangladesh, Chittagong Feb 2014

147 v England, Lord’s Jun 2014

61 v England, Lord’s Jun 2014

79 v England, Leeds Jun 2014

55 v England, Leeds Jun 2014

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