Sri Lanka’s veteran spinner Rangana Herath announces retirement from T20, ODI

Veteran Sri Lankan left-arm spinner Rangana Herath (38) has announced his retirement from T20 and One Day International Cricket (ODI).

However he will continue to play in Test matches which always have been his personal passion.

He took the decision of retiring from T20 and ODIs in order to make room for fresh talent to be groomed for the 2019 World Cup.

About Rangana Herath

  • Full name: Herath Mudiyanselage Rangana Keerthi Bandara Herath
  • Born: 19 March 1978 in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka.
  • ODI Career: He had played overall 71 ODI matches. His debut was in 2004 at Harare against Zimbabwe. He had taken total 74 wickets at an average of 31.91. His best performance 4 for 20 against India in 2013.
  • T20 Career: He had played overall 17 T20 matches. His debut was in August 2011 at Pallekele against Australia. He had taken 18 wickets at an average of 17.52. His best performance was 5 for 3 inT20s against New Zealand at the WT20 in 2014.



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