- Bhanuka Rajapakse withdraws decision to retire from international cricket
- Rajapaksa changed his decision ten days after announcing his retirement
- The 30-year-old had announced his retirement on January 3.
Fearless Sri Lankan cricket team batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa has withdrawn his decision to retire from international cricket. Rajapaksa reversed his decision ten days after announcing his retirement, remaining available to play for the country for years to come. The 30-year-old had announced his retirement on January 3 by submitting his resignation letter to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).
He recently changed his mind after meeting with Sri Lanka’s Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa. According to a press release from Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), “Following a meeting with Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa and consultation with the national coaches, Bhanuka Rajapaksa has informed the SLC that she wishes to withdraw her resignation with immediate effect, which It’s a matter of concern.” He handed it over to the SLC on January 3, 2022.” Bhanuka said he would be available to further represent the national team.
We tell you that Bhanuka Rajapaksa has participated in a total of 23 matches with Sri Lanka. Bhanupakse has represented the team in five ODIs and 18 T20Is. During this he has scored 89 runs in ODIs and 320 runs in 18 T20s with the help of two half centuries.