This Sri Lankan player will retire after Test series against India

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Former Sri Lankan captain and fast bowler Suranga Lakmal has announced his retirement from international cricket after the upcoming test tour of India. The right-arm pacemaker, who captained Sri Lanka in five Tests, is 34 at the time of retirement. Suranga Lakmal, who has played 68 Tests for Sri Lanka, has taken 168 wickets. Lakmal, who took wickets at an average of 36.28, has taken more than five wickets in his Test career.

Suranga Lakmal, who has played 86 ODIs and 11 T20 Internationals, has taken 109 and 8 wickets respectively. The former all-rounder has scored 928 Test runs and 244 ODI runs.

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“I am grateful to Sri Lanka Cricket for giving me the opportunity to trust and respect the motherland. Also, Sri Lankan cricket has contributed significantly to my career and personal development,” said Lakmal.

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On Lakmal’s retirement, Sri Lanka Cricket CEO Ashley de Silva said: “I wish him every success in his future endeavours. Also, if the selection committee gives him the opportunity to tour with the team of Sri Lanka in India, I hope.” be one of the best.”

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