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Thisara Perera announces retirement from international cricket

Sri Lanka's all-rounder Thisara Perera on Monday announced his retirement from international cricket.
Thisara Perera announces retirement from international cricket

Sri Lanka's all-rounder Thisara Perera on Monday announced his retirement from international cricket.

Thisara conveyed the news of his retirement to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Monday morning, reported ESPNcricinfo.

The 32-year-old all-rounder has also confirmed that he will continue to play franchise cricket. He will continue playing for Jaffna Stallions in the Lanka Premier League (LPL).

Perera played 6 Tests in his career, managing to score 203 runs and he also took 11 wickets.

The left-handed batsman was known more for his antics in the white-ball format. He represented Sri Lanka in 166 ODIs, smashing 2,338 runs.

In the 50-over format, he also scalped 175 wickets. Talking about his T20I career, he picked 51 wickets while producing 1,204 runs.

He was also a part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) till 2016 and he played for teams like Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Kochi Tuskers Kerala, and Rising Pune Supergiants.

Perera was also a part of Sri Lanka's T20 World Cup-winning squad in 2014.

( With inputs from ANI )

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