Sri Lankan cricket all-rounder Vanindu Hasaranga has taken the decision to retire from Test cricket.
The announcement of his retirement from Test cricket was communicated to Sri Lanka Cricket by Wanindu Hasaranga himself. In elaborating on his choice, Hasaranga cited his aspiration to focus on a career specialized in limited-overs formats.
The 26-year-old, who has represented Sri Lanka across various cricket formats, including Tests, One Day Internationals (ODIs), and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is), expressed his commitment to contributing significantly to the country’s white-ball cricket endeavors.
Sri Lanka Cricket CEO Ashley De Silva acknowledged Hasaranga’s decision, expressing the cricket board’s understanding and acceptance. De Silva emphasized Hasaranga’s significance within the white-ball cricket program, highlighting his continued role as a vital asset.
Throughout his cricket journey, Vanindu Hasaranga has participated in four Test matches for Sri Lanka. However, his prowess extends to 48 ODIs and 58 T20Is, reflecting his impactful presence on the limited-overs stage.
As he transitions away from Test cricket, fans and cricket enthusiasts will eagerly anticipate his future contributions to the dynamic world of white-ball cricket.