Thisara Perera retires from international cricket

Monday, 3 May 2021

Sri Lanka cricketer and former captain Thisara Perera has announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect.

The Sri Lanka Cricket Board said that Perera, in his letter submitted to Sri Lanka Cricket announcing his retirement, said that he feels the time is right for him to step aside and pave the way for younger and more talented players to take on the reigns.

The former Sri Lanka ODI and T20i Captain also said that this is also the right time for him to follow on his personal goals and family life.

Perera thanked the team captains he has served under during his international career, teammates, both past and present, the Executive Committees of Sri Lanka Cricket, Management, and the Staff of Sri Lanka Cricket, for the support they extended to him during his career.