Hobart, Mar 11: Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka has become the first player in the history of ODI cricket to score 4 consecutive centuries.
Sangakkara has 25 ODI centuries to his name in the 403 ODIs that he has played. He achieved this feat today at the Bellerive Oval during their ICC World Cup 2015 Pool A match against Scotland.
Soon after the match, fans from all over the world and former cricket personalities heaped praises on Sangakkara's 4th consecutive World Cup tons.
Here's how Twitterati reacted:
Now Sangakkara should pursue his work as a lawyer and take the Sri Lankan Board to the cleaners. #SLvSCO— Gaurav Sethi (@BoredCricket) March 11, 2015
Kumar Sangakkara shouldn't retire for the next five years. Whatte player :) #SLvSCO— Anusha (@cheekyMonkeySay) March 11, 2015
#SLvSCO Sangakkara creating history in worldcup by hitting consecutive centuries match by match well played man.— NITINKUMAR S.R. (@nitinkumar9465) March 11, 2015
Don't wanna tweet about Sanga's ton anymore because all knows, scoring a ton has become his habbit now :)— Bismah Ahmed (@byshhh) March 11, 2015
What a surprise! I wake up and Sanga is 88 not out......sorry make that 92! Incredible.— Ashley Giles (@Gilo) March 11, 2015
So Sanga wants to win the World Cup for Himself...Similar to Sachin in 2011 but this is just spectacular..High order of domination #SLvsSCO— Shrey Sha (@shrey_sha) March 11, 2015
congrats Sanga! most low profile,less talked about cricket genius sets record 4th consecutive century in world cups history!— mohammed ali jawaid (@majawaid) March 11, 2015
Congratz Sanga <3 You are the true legend. #cwc15— Ruchiraaaaaaaaan. (@da_sukiya) March 11, 2015