COLOMBO: Sri Lankan left-arm spinner Rangana Herath may retire from international cricket in November, following the three-match Check sequence in opposition to England.
Herath will end 5 Assessments wanting 100 if he performs each Sri Lanka Check till then.Herath had earlier retired from the shorter codecs in order to elongate his Check profession, however now, aged 40, he believed it was time to contemplate stepping away from all codecs.
“Maybe my final series will be the England series later in the year,” he advised BBC Sinhala. “Following this South Africa series, there is another three months until the England series. For now, this is what I’ve planned for. There comes a time for every cricketer, when they have to stop playing. I think that time has come for me.”
Herath is essentially the most profitable left-arm bowler in Assessments, having taken 418 wickets. He’s the final remaining international cricketers to have performed in the 1990s, having made his debut in September 1999.
“I’m really glad I’ve been able to play as long as I have,” Herath stated. “But the most important thing is that of those 18 years, I wasn’t able to play for Sri Lanka for about seven of those years. I’m proud of what I was able to do in those seven years — the training I did, and the desire I had, especially.”