Kumar Sangakkara has joined Galaxy Gladiators Lantau for the Hong Kong Twenty20 Blitz. The player himself confirmed the news.
"I am delighted to be associated with the Galaxy Gladiators Lantau and I look forward to playing with the young and upcoming talent of Hong Kong as well as catching up with all the Amazing cricket fans," said Sangakkara.
Scott McKechnie, the coach of the team, expressed his happiness at Sangakkara’s arrival. "We're delighted to have Kumar representing the Galaxy Gladiators in 2017's Hong Kong T20 Blitz; his skill and experience will be invaluable to our young, talented squad," he said. "We feel this signing aptly reflects the steep growth curve of both our franchise and this tournament, as well as reinforcing Cricket Hong Kongs growing global presence."