Former England captain Cook names Sri Lanka’s Sangakkara in list of five all-time greats

Former England captain Alastair Cook has named Sri Lanka batting great Kumar Sangakkara in his list of five all-time greats that include Brain Lara and Ricky Ponting.

Lara, who is the only batsman to score 400 in a Test innings, had retired after scoring 11,953 runs in 131 Tests and 10,505 runs in 299 ODIs.

During a Q&A session with the Sunday Times, Cook recalled a 2004 tour game where the legendary West Indies batsman had scored a century in a session to leave him awestruck…

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