Kumar Sangakkara

MUMBAI: Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals has appointed Sri Lankan batting great Kumar Sangakkara as director of cricket for IPL 2021.

Sangakkara, current president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), will be responsible for overseeing the entire cricketing ecosystem of the franchise, including coaching structure, auction plans and team strategy, talent discovery and development, as well as the development of the Royals Academy in Nagpur.

May 06, 2020 19:05
LONDON: The committee of MCC Wednesday announced its intention to offer the club’s president, Kumar Sangakkara, a further year in the role. The disruption to the global cricketing landscape caused by the outbreak of COVID-19 Coronavirus has led the committee to recommend that Sangakkara, who began his term of office on 1 October 2019, be invited to serve as president of the Club until 30 September 2021.
Oct 01, 2019 17:10
LONDON: One of the all-time legends of cricket, Kumar Sangakkara, Tuesday took up his role as president of Marylebone Cricket Club. The former Sri Lankan international is the first non-British president of MCC and will hold the post for one year. His nomination was announced by the outgoing president, Anthony Wreford, at the MCC Annual General Meeting at Lord’s in May this year.
May 02, 2019 09:05
LONDON: Kumar Sangakkara will be the next president of Marylebone Cricket Club. The former Sri Lankan international will take up the post on 1st October and will serve for a period of one year. He will be MCC's first non-British president. Sangakkara's nomination was announced by current president, Anthony Wreford, at the MCC annual general meeting held at Lord’s on Wednesday.