Kumar Sangakkara, Sachin Tendulkar, Cricket, India, Sri Lanka, Lord's, All-Time XI

In a sad state of affairs, a controversy has been created out of now where or perhaps it was on the cards when the Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara left out Sachin Tendulkar from his greatest XI. He has also excluded other notable names such as Virender Sehwag, Glenn McGrath, Waqar Younis among others.

The lone Indian who finds himself in Sangakkara’s XI is Rahul Dravid, who has been given the role to open the batting with Mathew Hayden.

The All-Time great XI of Sangakkara draw quite a varied response and buzz in the micro-blogging site. Some of the Indian twitteratis went all over the Sri Lankan batting maestro and asked him to justify the exclusion of Sachin Tendulkar from his team.

Sangakkara responded and explained the reasons for omitting the Indian great.

Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) tweeted:

In another tweet, Sangakkara explained the reason:

 

 


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