Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera retired from international cricket on Wednesday after selectors dropped him from the opening Test against Bangladesh which starts in Galle later this week.
Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera speaks during a press conference in Colombo on March 6, 2013. Samaraweera, who survived a militant's bullet in an attack on his team's bus in Pakistan in 2009, retired from international cricket.
A key figure in Sri Lanka's batting line-up for more than a decade, Samaraweera, 36, rebuilt his career after being shot in a militant attack on his team bus in Pakistan in 2009.
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