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Enjoy the cricket World Cup in Australia in 2015

Enjoy the cricket World Cup in Australia in 2015
28 May 2014

One of cricket's all-time great players has suggested that he could quit the game after the World Cup in Australia in 2015.

For a number of players, the event will mark the end of their international careers, but there are few players who will leave as big a hole as Kumar Sangakkara, who has kept wicket and scored thousands of runs over the last decade.

He explained his long-term vision in a new interview with the AFP news agency, in which he said that the 2015 World Cup is likely to be his swansong.

"[The 2015 World Cup] might be my last assignment in that form of the game, and looking at Test cricket, there might be another series left in me," he commented.


"It depends on the chat I'll have with the selectors and the authorities back home. I'll be 37 at the end of this year, and I'm fully aware that it's fast-approaching the time when either you go, or you are asked to leave."

The next World Cup is being staged in Australia, meaning that cricket fans from all over the world will have the opportunity to explore this beautiful and dynamic country.

Games will be staged in many of the major cities, including Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Tourism officials will be hopeful that the recent visit by royals Prince William and Kate Middleton, allied to the interest generated by the World Cup, will lead to a significant spike in visitor numbers.

There's so much to see and do in the different parts of this vast country, while the event itself is sure to create plenty of lasting memories.

What's more, it will give fans the chance to see some of their heroes at a major event for possibly the last time, including Sangakkara.ADNFCR-408-ID-801723755-ADNFCR

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