Here, we are back with another announcement in which Sri Lanka all-rounder Thisara Parera on Monday announced his retirement from international cricket. The cricketer is very famous and popular who announced his retirement to focus his life. The 32-year-old wanted finally retired from international cricket to focus his life and to give the opportunity to youngsters. The cricketer holds such a huge fan following across the globe because of his extreme talent and perfection. Now, he is ready to quit his game to give chance to all the youngsters in the international formats. Thisara Perera is a very superb and fantastic cricketer who played for a decade and serving his country in the game of Cricket.
If we talk about his debut in cricket then his international debut happened in 2009. Also, he has featured in 6 Tests, 166 ODIs, and 84 T20Is in his long 12 years career. If we talk about his ODI career then he has 2,338 runs and picked up 135 wickets in ODI cricket. On the other hand, he has 51 wickets and 1204 runs in T20I cricket. Apart from this, he was also part of Sri Lanka’s 2014 T20 World Cup-winning team. Perera hit a total of 14 balls to score 23 runs and remained unbeaten against India in the T20 World Cup in 2014 when Sri Lanka won the World Cup.
The confirmed announcement of his retirement announced by Thisara Perera. He said, “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”. Apart from this, Thisara Perera single handle many matches to grab the victor for Sri Lanka against many powerful teams. He was many times successful to give won to his team along with his bat and also he shines the bowling portion of the team with his medium-pacer bowling skills.
After knowing about his retirement SLC CEO Ashley De Silva said “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”. Now, many people who know him and watched him on the ground playing the match are upset after hearing his retirement. But, he has his own life and he has to give a proper time to his family. On the other side, all the fans are happy to know that he is ready to take a long off from his profession. Thisara Perera finally announced his retirement from international cricket. For further updates, stay connected with us.