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Sangakkara and Clarke: A look at two Test cricket stalwarts

On this day, two of cricket's finest Test batsmen -- Kumar Sangakkara and Michael Clarke -- play their final match before they retire from International cricket.

Sri Lankan veteran batsman Kumar Sangakkara, 37, plays his last Test as his team take on India in their second of the three Test match series and it's the final Test of Australian skipper Michael Clarke, 34, as his team take on England in the fifth and final Test of the Ashes series.

Let's take a look at the illustrious Test career of these two cricketing stalwarts in numbers.

Kumar Sangakkara

Full Name: Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara

Birthdate: October 27, 1977
Birthplace: Matale, Sri Lanka
Batting style: Left-hand
Bowling style: Right-arm offbreak
Tests - 133
Innings - 231
Not outs - 17
Runs - 12,350
Highest - 319
Average - 57.71
Strike Rate - 54.22
Hundreds - 38
Fifties - 52


Clarke

Full name: Michael John Clarke 

Birthdate: April 2, 1981
Birthplace: Liverpool, New South Wales
Batting style: Right-hand
Bowling style: Slow left-arm orthodox
Tests - 114
Innings - 197
Not outs - 22
Runs - 8,628
Highest - 329*
Average - 49.30
Strike Rate - 55.92
Hundreds - 28
Fifties - 27

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