Sri Lankan cricket team all-rounder Thisara Perera has said goodbye to international cricket. Perera made this announcement ahead of the selectors’ meeting on Thursday. He made his international debut when he made his ODI debut for Sri Lanka against India in 2009 and has now retired from his 11-year international career.
Thisara Perera retired
For this This Pere Perera made his ODI debut against India in 2009 and today on Monday, Perera has said goodbye to his international cricket. Perera took this decision ahead of the selectors’ meeting on Thursday. LK reported that Perera announced his retirement before the ODI series against Bangladesh and England. However, thisara Perera will still be seen playing franchise cricket.
Thisara Perera’s career
Sri Lankan all-rounder player(Thisara Perera) has played 6 Tests, 161 ODIs and 79 T20 Internationals for his country, in which he has scored 203, 2338 and 1204 respectively. Apart from scoring runs with the bat, Perera has taken 11 wickets in Tests, 175 in ODIs and 51 in T20Is.
Perera was also the first player to take a hat-trick in the International T20 for Sri Lanka. He achieved this feat against India. Apart from this, he was also the player to play and score the most T20 matches without scoring a half-century for Sri Lanka.
Perera has also been a part of IPL
Thisara Perera of Sri Lanka has also been a part of the IPL. He has played 7 seasons in the Cash Rich League from 2010 to 2016. During this time, Chennai Super Kings, Kochi Tuskers, Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rising Pune Surgeants have also been a part of the team. In a total of 37 matches played in the IPL, Perera scored 422 runs and also took 31 wickets.