Specsavers County Championship Division One 2017
Essex trail Surrey by 25 runs with 2 wickets remaining
One of the greatest batsmen in the history of the modern game, Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara signed a two year deal at Surrey early in 2015.
The third highest One Day International run scorer of all time and fifth highest Test Match run scorer ever, Sangakarra will provided undoubted class and experience with the bat.
As well as his run scoring prowess, Sangakarra will bring over fifteen years of International experience to the club, following on the heels of Ricky Ponting, Hashim Amla and Graeme Smith in the list of the club’s recent overseas players.