‘An incredible journey’ – tributes pour in for Herath | Pakistan Today

‘An incredible journey’ – tributes pour in for Herath

COLOMBO: Former teammates, admirers, opponents … everyone has a word for Rangana Herath as the Sri Lankan icon bids goodbye to international cricket.

First up, teammates past and present, who tweeted out their appreciation for Herath’s services to Sri Lankan cricket.

Best wishes as you play your final test. It’s been an incredible journey filled with unforgettable moments of joy, heartbreak and glory. Yet through it all You played the game with grace and humility. Greatness sits firmly but lightly upon your shoulders.

Sangakkara wished his former teammate as he wrote: “Best wishes @HerathRSL as you play your final test. It’s been an incredible journey filled with unforgettable moments of joy, heartbreak and glory. Yet through it all You played the game with grace and humility. Greatness sits firmly but lightly upon your shoulders.”

— Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) November 6, 2018

Mahela Jayawardena wrote: “Wishing all the very best in his last test for . Last of the Togans who I had the pleasure of playing alongside. Truly a champion. Have fun.”

Angelo Mathews stated: “Wishing ⁦@HerathRSL⁩ the legend nothing but the best. Thanks for your services.”

Remembering his hat-trick, Sri Lankan cricket board wrote: “Relive Rangana Herath’s historical Test hat-trick.”

Former English captain Mike Atherton wrote about Herath: “Last act for Herath, spin’s man of mastery.”



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