Lahiru out of Danger

Lahiru out of Danger

Former Sri Lanka captain Lahiru Thirimanne has been hospitalized following a harrowing car accident in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

A health official speaking from the location said that he is out of danger and stable.

The incident occurred on Thursday when Thirimanne’s vehicle collided head-on with another car, resulting in serious injuries. He was promptly transported to Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital, where he is currently in stable condition. Although the precise extent of his injuries remains undisclosed, reports indicate that another individual traveling with Thirimanne is also undergoing treatment at the hospital.

Thirimanne, who was representing the New York Strikers in the Legends Cricket tournament, was involved in the accident while on a visit to a temple. The franchise has issued a formal statement, assuring fans that Thirimanne and his family are under observation at the hospital and are safe. They have requested privacy for the family during their recovery process.

According to reports, Thirimanne was on a pilgrimage when the collision occurred, with his vehicle sustaining significant damage after crashing into an oncoming lorry.


Over the course of his illustrious career spanning a decade, Thirimanne featured in 44 Test matches, 127 ODIs, and 26 T20Is. He notably contributed to three T20 World Cup campaigns, including the victorious 2014 edition, before retiring from international cricket in July 2023

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