Danushka Gunathilaka retires: Gunathilaka retires from Tests


As per a report from NewsWire, Danushka Gunathilaka, 30, has sent a letter to the Sri Lanka Cricket, informing them about his retirement. Gunathilaka played 8 Tests for Sri Lanka scoring 299 runs at an average of 18.68 and a wicket.

Danushka Gunathilaka retires: Sri Lanka cricket’s exodus continues, suspended Danushka Gunathilaka calls time on Test cricket

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“It has always been an honour to play for my country and I hope to contribute to the best of my ability in the future by continuing to represent Sri Lanka whenever I am called upon to do so,” Danushka Gunathilaka said as per NewsWire.

Danushka Gunathilaka hammers one onto the off side, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Dhaka, May 25, 2021

Danushka Gunathilaka retires: Sri Lanka cricket’s exodus continues, suspended Danushka Gunathilaka calls time on Test cricket

Gunathilaka in his letter said he took the decision to focus on his fitness in limited-overs cricket. However, unlike Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Gunathilaka will continue to play cricket for Sri Lanka. With SLC lifting the suspension on him, he is available for selection for ODIs and T20Is provided he passes SLC’s mandated fitness test.



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