August 1, 2018 (LBO) – Newspaper Ceylon Today has offered an apology to Kumar Sangakkara for misquoting him on a front page article speculating about his presidential ambitions.
The episode created a stir on social media, which has been abuzz with speculation on Sangakkara after cricket legend Imran Khan’s party emerged victorious in Pakistan’s general election.
The Oxford educated captain of Pakistan’s 1992 world cup winning team is set to become Prime Minister once his party forms the next government in Pakistan.
Thank you very much for the clarification. The courtesy is much appreciated and valued.
— Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) July 30, 2018
The below link is the original LBO article detailing the episode, and Sangakkara’s tweet in response: