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Sangakkara appointed Sri Lanka cricket captain

Kumar Sangakkara has been appointed Sri Lanka captain, selectors confirmed on Wednesday.

cricket Updated: Mar 11, 2009 20:43 IST

Kumar Sangakkara has been appointed Sri Lanka captain, selectors confirmed on Wednesday.

Sangakkara, 31, the vice-captain since 2006, was the obvious heir apparent to Mahela Jayawardene, who stepped down after the recent Pakistan tour.