Sripali Weerakkody retires from international cricket the 34-year-old Sri Lankan bowling all-rounder, has introduced her retirement from worldwide cricket with fast impact, hanging up her boots after taking part in 89 ODIs and 58 T20Is since making her debut in 2006.
“I’ve determined to name it a day. So I really feel that is the appropriate time for me,” Weerakkody stated in an announcement launched by Sri Lanka Cricket, including that it was a “private determination” to stroll away.
Weerakkody, the right-arm medium pacer who had been an everyday within the Sri Lanka squads until 2018, when she performed her final worldwide sport, ended with 722 runs and 58 wickets in ODIs, and 209 runs and 31 wickets in T20Is, having represented her nation in three 50-over World Cups – 2009, 2013 and 2017 – and 5 T20 World Cups – 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2018.
Her final look in Sri Lanka colours was additionally in a World Cup match, the fixture against Bangladesh within the 2018 T20 World Cup in Gros Islet.
Weerakkody, who was additionally a part of the Sri Lanka aspect that gained the bronze medal on the 2014 Asian Video games, ventured into skilled health coaching lately.