Sri Lankan slow left-arm bowler, Rangana Herath has announced retirement from the One Day Internationals and the T20 internationals to prolong his test career.
Rangana Herath has been the weapon of Sri Lankan slow bowling arsenal after Muttiah Muralitharan called time on international cricket.
The 38 year old Sri Lankan represented his country in 71 ODIs in which he hunted 74 batsmen, on the other hand, he played 17 T20 internationals for the Islanders, where he took 18 wickets with an impressive economy of 6.13.
Sri Lankan Cricket Board released a statement about Herath’s retirmennt, it stated his words, “Every cricketer has to stop at the right time, I feel it’s time to make room for fresh talent to be groomed with the 2019 World Cup in view,”
Rangana Herath bowled a magical spell for his country in the World T20 2014, where he removed 5 Kiwi batsmen for just 3 runs in a must win game for Sri Lanka.
Sri Lankan Board has wished Rangana the best for his future, “Sri Lanka Cricket wishes Herath nothing but the best as he continues to play cricket in his chosen discipline, and in all future endeavors.”