Colombo: Veteran Sri Lanka opener Upul Tharanga introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket after a profession spanning 15 years and through which he additionally loved a quick stint as captain.
Tharanga, 36, who was on the helm from July to November in 2017, final represented the nationwide crew throughout its tour of South Africa in 2019. I’ve determined to retire from worldwide cricket, Tharanga wrote on his Twitter deal with.
Tharanga performed 31 Assessments for Sri Lanka, scoring 1754 runs at a mean of 21.89, together with three centuries and eight fifties.
He made his Check debut in opposition to India in Ahmedabad in December 2005 and performed his final match, too, in opposition to the identical opposition, in Pallekele in 2017.
A left-handed batsman, Tharanga loved extra success within the ODIs, making 6951 runs at a mean of 33.74 within the 235 matches he performed since his debut in opposition to West Indies in August 2005.
His ODI profession included 15 centuries and 37 half-centuries.