Lahiru Thirimanne Retirement: Sri Lankan top order batsman Lahiru Thirimanne has announced his retirement from international cricket. Thirimanne himself gave information about this by sharing a post on social media.
Significantly, at one time Thirimanne was being seen as the successor of Kumar Sangakkara, but after some poor innings, this talented batsman was dropped from the team. Thirimanne last played for Sri Lanka in March 2022. Thirimanne has played 44 Tests, 127 ODIs and 26 T20 Internationals for Sri Lanka.
Thirimanne wrote on Instagram, “It is a matter of pride for me to play for the country. Thank you for the beautiful memories I have got in the last 13 years. Thank you for your well wishes during my journey. Now we will meet at the next stop.” Till the time of writing the news, this post of Thirimanne was liked by many people on Instagram. Many types of reactions were also seen on this.
Significantly, Thirimanne has played 44 Test matches for Sri Lanka. Scored 2088 runs during this. He has scored 3 centuries and 10 half-centuries in Tests. Thirimanne’s best Test score has been 155 not out. He has scored 3194 runs in 127 ODIs. He has scored 4 centuries and 21 half-centuries in this format. His best ODI score has been 139 not out. He has scored 291 runs in 26 T20 International matches. Thirimanne has also done well in first class matches. He has scored 8799 runs with 23 centuries. He has scored 6007 runs in 233 matches of List A. He has scored 7 centuries and 43 half-centuries in this format.
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