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Kumar Sangakkara scored a brilliant 18th ODI century in just 83 balls to help Sri Lanka clinch a thrilling win over India at Fatullah.

Kumar Sangakkara created history on Friday in the first Test against Bangladesh at Chittagong by slamming a hundred in the second innings to go with his triple hundred in the first.

During the course of his unbeaten 122 on day two of the Hamilton Test against New Zealand, veteran West Indian batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul became the sixth highest run-scorer in Test cricket surpassing the legendary Allan Border.

Sri Lanka tour of United Arab Emirates: Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka 2nd Odi at Dubai, Dec 20, 2013 Match scheduled to begin at 15:00 local time (11:00 GMT)

Sri Lanka tour of United Arab Emirates: Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka1st Odi at Sharjah, Dec 18, 2013 Match scheduled to begin at 15:00 local time (11:00 GMT)

This year’s ICC awards saw a surprise winner as the ODI Cricketer of the Year – Sri Lanka’s gentle giant Kumar Sangakkara. No, it isn’t as if the elegant left-hander did not deserve the honour.

New Zealand won the Second ODI at Hambantota which was more of a T20 contest after rain and lightening stalled play for more than five hours.

The opening ODI between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at Hambantota was abandoned after rain had the last laugh in the second half of the contest. Sri Lanka asked to bat first posted an impressive 288 for 9.