Recently retired Sri Lankan cricket legend Kumar Sangakkara on Wednesday said that his Twitter account was hacked.

An obscene photo was posted on his account.

Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara. Pic/AFP 

"Guys my twitter account has been hacked. I need to reset my account. It's unbelievable. Apologies. In the middle of a county game," Sangakkara posted shortly after the obscene photo was deleted.

"Ignore all messages until I tweet it's ok. Thank god we walked in for lunch."

Th 37-year-old had recently retired from the game after the second Test during India's tour of Sri Lanka. The retired cricketer is currently playing for English county side Surrey.