Left-hand batter Lahiru Thirimanne's retirement from international cricket has been accepted
Lahiru Thirimanne played his final international tie for Sri Lanka in March 2022 -- a Test against India in Bengaluru.
SL vs Ban, 2nd Test Day 2: Taskin Ahmed took 3 for 119 as Sri Lanka finished 469 for 6 at Stumps.
Lahiru Thirimanne's third consecutive half-century helped Sri Lanka to reach 136 for three at stumps on the second day of the second and final Test in Antigua on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka Cricket said Wednesday that head coach Mickey Arthur and batsman Lahiru Thirimanne had tested positive for COVID-19, casting doubt over the upcoming West Indies tour.
Sri Lanka vs England: Sri Lanka rattled England with three quick wickets late on the fourth day of the first Test in Galle on Sunday, but the visitors remained favourites to win the match with just 36 more runs needed and seven wickets in hand.
Sri Lanka vs England: Lahiru Thirimanne led Sri Lanka's stubborn resistance, hitting an unbeaten 75 while Kusal Perera made 62 as Sri Lanka reached 156/2 in their second innings at stumps on Day 3 of first Test.
Speaking ahead of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI, Lahiru Thrimanne praised the security provided to the team in Pakistan but said that the "focus should be on cricket".
Dimuth Karunaratne posted his ninth Test hundred along with enjoying a record-equalling opening partnership of 161 with Lahiru Thirimanne.
Pakistan and Sri Lanka face off in an Asian clash, which will be the third World Cup 2019 league match for both sides.