Kumar Sangakkara’s Reconciliatory Outreach across the Ethnic Divide: A Bibliography



Michael Roberts, “Sangakkaras visit St. Patrick’s College, Jaffna,” 12 April 2011, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2011/04/12/sangakkaras-visit-st-patricks-college-jaffna/

Kumar Sangakkara’s 2011 MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture in full,” 5 July 2011, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/cricket/international/srilanka/8618261/Kumar-Sangakkaras-2011-MCC-Spirit-of-Cricket-Cowdrey-Lecture-in-full.html

Andy Bull of The Guardian, “Kumar Sangakkara: a credit to his sport and his country,” 5 July 2011, https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2011/jul/05/the-spin-kumar-sangakkara

Michael Roberts, “Kumar Sangakkara’s Ecumenical Lankan Nationalism,” 9 July 2011, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2011/07/09/kumar-sangakkara%e2%80%99s-ecumenical-lankan-nationalism/

Thuppahi: Murali Harmony Cup serves the Northern Province and deploys Cricket in the Work of Reconciliation, 8 September 2012, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2012/09/08/6956/

Thuppahi: Kumar and Mahela … Cricket and Reconciliation… Northern Empowerment … via Alison’s Tea Break,” 12 October 2012, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2012/10/11/kumar-and-mahela-cricket-and-reconciliation-northern-empowerment-via-alisons-tea-break/

Thuppahi: “Unity Team” sponsored by Emirates to play cricket in Singapore and promote FOG’s work of reconciliation,” 16 October 2012, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2012/10/16/yunity-team-sponsored-by-emirates-to-play-cricket-in-singapore-and-promote-fogs-work-of-reconciliation/

Michael Roberts, “Sangakkara in Superlatives: Beyond the Boundary,” 13 March 2015, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2015/03/13/sangakkara-in-superlatives-beyond-the-boundary/

Andrew Fidel Fernando: “Sanga rules the North,” http://www.espncricinfo.com/srilanka/content/story/685443.html

Andrew Fidel Fernando: “Like a Kandyan Dancer,” http://www.espncricinfo.com/sri-lanka-v-england-2014-15/content/story/809191.html

Stephen Brenkley, “Let Us All Hail King Sangakkara,” 19 March 2015, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2015/03/19/let-us-all-hail-king-sangakkara-a-british-reporter/

Michael Roberts,  “Sangakkara’s Ecumenical Farewell at the Oval … in contrast with Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Shortcomings, 28 August 2015, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2015/08/28/sangakkaras-ecumenical-farewell-at-the-oval-in-contrast-with-mahinda-rajapaksas-shortcomingss/

Have Cricket. Will Reflect. Sanga in Q and A with Rex,” 11 June 2017, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2017/06/11/have-cricket-will-reflect-sanga-in-q-and-a-with-rex/

Michael Roberts: “Kumar Sangakkara’s Many Steps towards Reconciliation and Sensible Institutional Governance,” 11 June 2017, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2017/06/11/kumar-sangakkaras-many-steps-towards-reconciliation-and-sensible-institutional-governance/#more-25967

 Murali,, Mahela and Kumar on tsunami relief work at a refugee camp  in the Batticaloa area in early 2005

 Kumar meets the U 19 Teams competing at the Unity Cup promoted by FOG in 2012  Murali,, Mahela 7 Kumar on Tsunami relief work inthe Batticalao area in early 2005

 supporting Bothma’s charity walk across Sri Lanka


Michael Roberts: “Engeltine Cottage in Kandy: The Intertwining of Three Families — Pieris, Sangakkara and Krishnapillai, 4 April 2012, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2012/04/04/engeltine-cottage-in-kandy-the-intertwining-of-three-families-pierissangakkaraand-krishnapillai/

Michael Roberts, “Hemā. Cricketing Memories and More. An Appreciation of DH de Silva,” 13 May 2014, https://cricketique.wordpress.com/2014/05/13/hema-cricketing-memories-and-more-an-appreciation-of-dh-de-silva/

Ian Bothan Interview: “Ian Botham beefed down for charity & reconciliation walk across Lanka — north to south,” 18 October 2013, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2013/10/18/ian-botham-beefed-up-for-charity-reconciliation-walk-across-lanka-north-to-south

Juliet Coombe: Kumar Sangakkara’s House in Galle Fort: The Game-Changer,” 31 August 2017, https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2017/08/31/kumar-sangakkaras-house-in-galle-fort-the-game-changer/

 an image that captures Kumar’s grace as batsman

an image that captures his determination & dedication

 his farewell match for Sri Lanka in Lanka





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2 responses to “Kumar Sangakkara’s Reconciliatory Outreach across the Ethnic Divide: A Bibliography

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