Kumar Sangakkara Breaks One Don Bradman Record, Nears Second

Sri Lankan run-scoring machine Kumar Sangakkara's record-breaking 221 put him in the company of Sir Donald Bradman, arguably the greatest batsman cricket has ever known.

updated: August 10, 2014 01:24 IST
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Sangakkara is now second on the list of most double century makers in Test cricket.

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Galle: Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara struck his 10th double hundred in Galle on Saturday, surpassing the nine amassed by West Indian Brian Lara. (Day 4 Report | Scorecard)

The knock also put him two behind the great Don Bradman. However, the left-hander managed to break the Australian's 66-year-old record for most scores of 190 plus.

The Sri Lankan captain beat Bradman's scores of 190 and above, registering his 13th en route to his 10th double.

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