An incredible journey’ – tributes pour in for Herath


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.

Video – Herath deserves all the respect – Joe Root

Photos: Rangana Herath farewell press conference

The last hitout before the farewell Test … and out on the streets of Galle, posters of the ‘Silent Killer’

Video -The Celebration of a LEGEND – Rangana Herath!

Sri Lanka Cricket took the opportunity to put out some interesting details, as well as videos of memorable moments, of the great man.

Acknowledgement of his class came in from beyond Sri Lanka’s shores too.

And, just in case you thought all he could do with that left-hand was turn the ball deviously, look at this!