[caption id="attachment_873389" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-873389" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nuwan-Kulasekara_AFP-1.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="333" /> Nuwan Kulasekara, who announced his retirement from international cricket last week, was part of Sri Lanka's victorious World T20 campaign in Bangladesh in 2014. @AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Nuwan-Kulasekara/news">Nuwan Kulasekara</a>, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket, will be felicitated during the third and final <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/Sri-Lanka">Sri Lanka</a> versus Bangladesh ODI at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Wednesday, the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/sri-lanka-cricket">Sri Lanka Cricket</a> (SLC) announced on Monday. <p></p> <p></p>"Sri Lanka Cricket will dedicate the 03rd ODI between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on behalf of fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara, who announced his retirement from international cricket," said SLC in a media release. <p></p> <p></p>"SLC will invite the bowler to witness the 03rd ODI and will arrange a felicitation ceremony to honor Kulasekara for the yeomen services, he has rendered for Sri Lanka Cricket," added the cricket board. <p></p> <p></p><strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/sri-lankas-nuwan-kulasekara-calls-time-on-international-career-871708">Sri Lanka's Nuwan Kulasekara calls time on international career</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Kulasekara made his ODI debut in 2003 as a 21-year-old in a home series against England. He ended up playing 184 ODIs with 199 wickets at an economy rate of 4.9. He played 58 T20Is and recorded 66 wickets. <p></p> <p></p>Kulasekara was part of Sri Lanka's victorious World T20 campaign in Bangladesh in 2014 and finishes his career with 313 international wickets from 263 appearances across ODIs, Tests and T20Is. <p></p> <p></p>"Nuwan Kulasekara has been a vital cog in the Lankan lineup and played exceptional cricket during his time with the national team. His contributions made on the field brought in a lot of success for the national team. I wish him the best going forward," said Shammi Silva, President of the SLC. <p></p> <p></p>"He was an exemplary figure, both on and off the field and a role model, which the young cricketers can emulate. Simplicity and decency were a hallmark of Kulasekara's cricketing career, which helped him both on and off the field,'' said Mr. Ashley De Silva, CEO of SLC.