Kumar Sangakkara

Sangakkara says attack on Lankan team in Pakistan has changed cricket forever

`We were naive to feel safe in Pakistan,'' says SangakkaraLondon, Mar 26 : Sri Lankan cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara has said the terrorist attack on the team bus outside Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium has changed the players’ approach forever.

Sangakkara said now players would first assess security arrangements and talk to their families before committing themselves to any tournament.

He told the BBC it was a miracle that none of his team members were killed in the attack.

`We were naive to feel safe in Pakistan,'' says Sangakkara

`We were naive to feel safe in Pakistan,'' says SangakkaraColombo, Mar. 4 : In an article for the Telegraph, Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara writes that in hindsight every players in the team was just to naive to think that they would not be attacked by extremists.

Recalling the incident, he said Tuesday started as just another day in Lahore: a morning report to the fitness trainer to check our hydration levels, a quick breakfast and cup of coffee and an 8.30 a. m. departure to the ground.