Colombo (Sports Desk) Former captain of Sri Lanka Cricket Team Kumar Sangakkara rejects the news of local media while saying that there is no intention of becoming Imran Khan in politics. According to the AFP report, they were compared to Imran Khan in the media Sri Lanka, which is the nominated Prime Minister of the majority party in Pakistan’s elections.
However, Sangakkara has denied the rotating news about him.”I reject all rumors and speculation and confirm that there is no intention of taking a political position,” Sangakkara said in a statement
“I have never thought so, and I can say that it will never happen,” said Sangakkara, who is the best performer in T-Twenty leagues after retirement from International cricket.
It is believed that Sri Lanka is going to be presidential elections next year, but both parties and opposition parties have not announced their candidates. The former captain “Arjuna Ranatunga” who made Champions to Sri Lanka in a cricket World Cup in 1996, is the minister in the present government.
And former captain Sanath Jayasuriya is also performing duties as a Deputy minister after the retirement of cricket. Kumar Sangakkara gets the highest score in Test and One-day cricket by Sri Lanka.
In the Test cricket, Sangakkara made 11,200 runs with 11 double centuries and made 90 Half centries runs in one-day cricket with 90 half runs and 25,997 runs in the one-day cricket and declared retirement in August 2015.