Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga, one of the finest wrist spinners in the world, has announced his retirement from international Test cricket.
In a letter reportedly addressed to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), Hasaranga cited his desire to focus on limited-overs cricket and contribute his best to the national team.
Hasaranga is also part of a number of T20 franchises across the world and with the rapid growth of franchise cricket – the Sri Lankan spinner has decided to retire from Test cricket. He has taken this decision to prolong his limited-overs career.
He has reportedly highlighted that he aims to prolong his career as a specialist in limited-overs formats and hopes to serve the nation to the best of his abilities.