Thisara Perera has retired from International Cricket.
BREAKING: Thisara Perera retires from International Cricket 🇱🇰 pic.twitter.com/cei2YrVKTa— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) May 3, 2021
e represented Sri Lanka in 166 ODIs (2338 runs, 175 wickets) and 84 T20Is (1204 runs, 51 wickets). He played the last of his six Tests back in 2012.
He was a part of the Sri Lankan team that won the World T20 in 2014.
“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. “Easily the highlight of my life.”
“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 Ashley De Silva, CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket.