Middle-order batsman Thilan Samaraweera today said his omission from the Test squad for the series against Bangladesh forced him to retire from international cricket.
Sri Lanka middle order batsman Thilan Samaraweera has expressed his desire to retire, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) sources said today.
Australia fast bowler Jackson Bird’s impressive start to his Test career may have cost experienced swing bowler Ben Hilfenhaus his spot in the squad for next year’s Ashes.
Sri Lanka cricket might be heading towards crisis in next twelve months as yet another Test veteran Thilan Samaraweera is considering retirement after the Australia series.
South Africa beat Sri Lanka by ten wickets to clinch the series 2-1 on the fourth day of the third and final Test at Newlands on Friday, despite a fighting century by Thilan Samaraweera.
An unbroken century partnership between Thilan Samaraweera and Angelo Mathews delayed South Africa`s progress towards a series-clinching victory on the fourth day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka at Newlands on Friday.
Thilan Samaraweera and new cap Dinesh Chandimal shared a century partnership as Sri Lanka made a strong recovery on the first day of the second Test match at Kingsmead on Monday.
Thilan Samaraweera, who was earlier overlooked by the selectors for the upcoming tour to South Africa, has been reinstated in the squad.
Senior Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera has said that the terror attack on the team in Lahore in 2009 still haunts him.
According to Thilan Samaraweera, 300-plus scores in the World Cup would be seen mostly in India where the pitches are flat and boundaries small.
Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera expects the wicket to take spin from the third day as it was drier than expected.
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