Sunday, 04 May 2014 - 8:58
Sangakkara starts his mission with Durham today
England are still in flux but Sri Lanka are already preparing and will play two one-day internationals in Ireland this week.
Meanwhile, if Kumar Sangakkara increases his Test batting average from 58 to 61, he will go second on the all-time list, behind Sir Donald Bradman.
With this end in mind, amid his overall pursuit of excellence, Sri Lanka’s left-hander will be playing at the Riverside against Yorkshire, in preparation for Sri Lanka’s two Tests against England in June.
He is now the fourth-highest run-scorer in one-day internationals with 12,500 runs and the ninth-highest in Tests with 11,151.