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Sri Lankan Cricketer Thisara Perera retires from International Cricket

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Sri-Lanka-all-rounder-Thisara-Perera-retires-from-international-cricketSri Lanka all-rounder and former limited overs captain for Sri Lanka – Thisara Perera announced his retirement from International Cricket at the age of 32.

i.Thisara Perera has represented Sri Lanka in 6 Tests, 166 One Day Internationals (ODIs) & 84 Twenty20 Internationals (T20I).

ii.He was part of the Sri Lankan Team which won the 2014 T20 World Cup which was held in Bangladesh.

iii.He is one of the 3 players (other than Brett Lee & Lasith Malinga) to have taken hat-tricks in both ODI & T20I formats.


  • He has picked up 175 Wickets & scored 2, 338 runs in ODI format.
  • In T20I he picked up 51 wickets and scored 1, 204 runs.
  • In Tests, he has scalped 203 runs and picked up 11 wickets.

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