BCCI felicitates 'retiring' Kumar Sangakkara at Colombo

 BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur, who is in Sri Lanka to meet Indian cricket team's director Ravi Shastri, felicitated Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara on Thursday, who will be playing his final international match today.

ANI| Last Updated: Aug 20, 2015, 12:35 PM IST
BCCI felicitates 'retiring' Kumar Sangakkara at Colombo

Colombo: BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur, who is in Sri Lanka to meet Indian cricket team's director Ravi Shastri, felicitated Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara on Thursday, who will be playing his final international match today.

Sri Lanka will be looking to win the second Test against India today and seal the three-Test series to give Sangakkara a fitting farewell.

India lost the first Test at Galle by 63 runs after dominating the first two innings.

Opener Shikhar Dhawan, who has been ruled out of the series with a hairline fracture was replaced by Murali Vijay. Stuart Binny came in for spinner Harbhajan Singh and pacer Varun Aaron was replaced by Umesh Yadav.

India won the toss and chose to bat against Sri Lanka.