Sanga records most Test centuries for Lanka

Former captain Kumar Sangakkara became the batsman with the most number of Test hundreds for Sri Lanka after he scored his 32nd Test century today during the first Test against Bangladesh in Galle. Sangakkara went ahead of Mahela Jayawardene who had scored 31 Test hundreds.

The left-hander, who scored a brilliant 142 in the first innings, also became the fifth Sri Lankan to make a century in each innings of a Test after Duleep Mendis, Asanka Gurusinha, Aravinda de Silva and T.M Dilshan. The match against Bangladesh equaled the record of most tons in a Test.

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Full name Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara

Born October 27, 1977, Matale

Major teams Sri Lanka, Asia XI, Central Province,Colombo District Cricket Association, Deccan Chargers,ICC World XI, Kandurata, Kings XI Punjab,Marylebone Cricket Club, Nondescripts Cricket Club,Warwickshire

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper