.Kandy, Sri Lanka
Thisara Perera announced his retirement from international cricket ahead of a white-ball tournament against Bangladesh. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@OfficialSLC)

  • Thisara Perera has played 166 ODIs, scoring 2,338 runs and taken 175 ODI wickets
  • In T20Is, he has played 84 matches and scored 1,204 runs and taken 51 wickets
  • Sri Lanka are due to travel to England next month to play three ODIs and three T20Is

Cricketer Thisara Perera (left) holding the Lanka Premier League trophy after winning it last year. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @pererathisara)

  • All-rounder Thisara Perera has become the first Sri Lankan to hit six sixes off one over
  • The 31-year-old was playing for Sri Lanka Army team in a domestic match
  • Perera is the second player to achieve the feat in 2021 after Keiron Pollard, who hit six sixes off Sri Lanka's Akila Dananjaya