Bhanuka Rajapaksa drops his decision to retire from International cricket

Bhanuka Rajapaksa withdraws the decision of retiring from international cricket.

Sri Lankan cricketer Bhanuka Rajapaksa has withdrawn his decision to retire from international cricket. Ten days earlier, the batter declared his retirement decision from international cricket but now he has made himself ready to play for Sri Lanka.

On January 3, Bhanuka Rajapaksa proffered the letter of resignation to Sri Lanka Cricket. Recently he met Namal Rajapaksa, the Sports Minister of Sri Lanka, and it was after the meeting he changed his decision to play again.

Soon after, the 30-year-old had informed the SLC that he desires to drop his decision to retire which he proffered on January 3. In the letter that he sends to SLC regarding the withdrawal of his decision, he clearly says that he wishes to represent the country in the game he loves for years to come. Bhanuka Rajapaksa in his prior letter had mentioned family obligations as a vital reason behind his resignation.

Bhanuka Rajapaksa has played in five ODI’s and eighteen T20Is for Sri Lanka till now. He has scored a total of 409 runs including three fifties in all formats. He was also a part of the team for the T20 World cup 2021 and became the third-highest run-scorer for his team scoring 155 runs from eight matches.

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