Sri Lanka all-rounder Thisara Perera has announced retirement from international cricket. The 32-year-old handed a letter to Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday stating his determination
Perera was not within the radar for ODI choice towards Bangladesh, and the selectors have been vocal about their technique to scout youthful gamers to create a pool for the World Cup in 2023. He’ll proceed to play franchise cricket.
Perera shall be remembered for his explosive batting down the order moreover the medium tempo that earned him 175 ODI wickets in 166 outings. The previous Sri Lanka captain additionally smashed 2,338 ODI runs with 10 fifties and 100.
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Perera didn’t play Test cricket after 2012 however was a significant determine within the white-ball setup. He was a part of the World Cup crew that ended runner-up in 2011. Perera had smashed an unbeaten 22 off 9 balls and dismissed Gautam Gambhir within the closing towards India in Mumbai.
In 2014, Sri Lanka beat India to elevate the T20 World Cup in Bangladesh with Perera staying unbeaten on 23 off 14 to complete the sport. In total, he featured in 84 T20Is for the islanders, returning 51 wickets and 1,204 runs.
Perera thanked his teammates, captains, and members of the SLC for his or her assistance.
“I take delight in the truth that I used to be in a position to symbolize Sri Lanka in seven cricket world cups and be a contributing member of the 2014 T20 World Cup win towards India in Bangladesh. Simply the spotlight of my life,’’ Perera talked about in his letter