- Sri Lankan All rounder Player Thisara Perara retires from international Cricket. and he announced this on Monday 3rd May.
- The 32 years old player, submitted a letter to the Sri Lankan Team on Monday morning intended to take requirements from the international cricket career after having spent 12 years in this field.
- Thisara Perera is featured in six Tests, 166 ODIs, and 84 T20Is. He tasted the most accomplishment in the ODI cricket, scoring 2338 runs and scalping175 wickets.
🏅 2014 @T20WorldCup winner
🎩 Hat-tricks in both ODIs and T20Is
🔥 An all-rounder par excellence
— ICC (@ICC) May 3, 2021
- He also won the T20 World cup with Sri Lanka in 2014. And thus, he played his last match in march 2021.
- Perera made his debut for Sri Lanka in an ODI against India in Kolkata in December 2009. Since then, he has been a white-ball regular for Sri Lanka. He scored 2338 runs and picked up 175 wickets in ODIs. In T20Is, he scored 1204 runs and took 51 wickets.
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce the retirement of Thisara Perera from International Cricket with immediate effect.
— Sri Lanka Cricket 🇱🇰 (@OfficialSLC) May 3, 2021
- “I take pride in the fact that I was able to represent Sri Lanka in seven cricket World Cups, and be a contributing member of the 2014 T20 World Cup win against India in Bangladesh,” Perera said in a statement.
- “Thisara was a brilliant all-rounder, who has contributed immensely as a player to Sri Lanka Cricket and played a part in some of the glorious cricketing moments of the country,” said SLC CEO Ashley De Silva.
- However, in spite of the rising covid – 19 cases. Let’s hope for the betterment of everyone.