• Wednesday, August 10, 2022


Herath to retire after first Test against England

Rangana Herath

By: Sarwar Alam

Sri Lanka’s left-arm bowler Rangana Herath is retiring earlier than expected and will bid farewell after next month’s opening Test against England in Galle, the cricket board announced Monday. Herath, 40, was expected to bow out at the conclusion of England’s three-Test tour, but he will now call it quits from international cricket at the same ground where he made his Test debut against Australia in 1999. “We respect and support Rangana’s decision even though his retirement will be a big loss for Sri Lanka Cricket,” the Sri Lankan board said. “We wish to thank him for the invaluable contribution he has made.” Herath has played…

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