Sangakkara is described as one of the “most polished and prudent of batsmen” in cricket and he really proved it by making record of records.
He owned many records in the test against Bangladesh hitting a Test triple century in first inning and a century in second inning to become the second batsman who achieved this milestone and the first from Sri Lanka side.
A former England batsman Graham Gooch has this unique contribution in cricket history.
He also becomes the 5th batsman who scored the most number of centuries. Moreover, he also become the 3rd highest scorer in a single match by scoring 424 runs.
Former England batsman Graham Gooch scored 456 runs (333 and 123) against India at Lord’s in 1990,
Then, in 1998 at Peshawar, Australia’s Mark Taylor scored 426 wickets (334 and 92 runs).
From Pakistan side, Younis Khan achieved this milestone against India at Banglore in 2005 by scoring 351 runs, the most runs in a match.