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Sangakkara says has no ‘ambitions’ to be next Imran Khan

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's batting legend Kumar Sangakkara Monday said he had no intention of making a foray into politics after local media reported he was eyeing next year's presidential elections. Sangakkara's comments came amid a media frenzy comparing him to Imran Khan, the cricketing great who is set to be sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister on Saturday. "I would like to put to rest speculation and rumour once and for all, confirming that I do not harbour any ambitions for political office," Sangakkara, 40, said in a…

Legend Sangakkara to retire from first class cricket

LONDON: Sri Lankan cricketing legend Kumar Sangakkara said Monday he will retire from first-class cricket at the end of the present English county championship season in September. The 39-year-old -- fifth in the list of all-time Test run scorers averaging more than 57 runs in 134 Tests, making 11 double centuries -- is still in prime form having scored two centuries for Surrey in their match with Middlesex which finished on Monday. However, Sangakkara -- also one of the all-time great limited overs batsmen and a…

Here’s how the PSL’s second edition trophy looks like

ISLAMABAD: The trophy of the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) unveiled in Dubai in a ceremony on Monday, ARY News reported. President of PSL's Governing Council Najam Sethi alongside with captains and owners of all five franchises of the league -- Karachi Kings, Islamabad United, Quetta Gladiators, Peshawar Zalmi and Lahore Qalandars -- were present in the colourful ceremony. The Captains with the Chairman PSL at #TheSpiritTrophy reveal! pic.twitter.com/cgN89zqsC2 — PakistanSuperLeague (@thePSLt20)…