SYDNEY: Australia bowler Doug Bollinger announced his retirement from all formats of the game on Monday. The pacer appeared for Sydney Sixers in the recently concluded Big Bash League. The New South Wales-born Bollinger donned the jersey of Australia in all the three formats. With the announcement, the career which lasted for 15 long years comes to an end.
Bollinger made his first-class debut in the 2002-03 season. Although his great run in the season of 2006-07 brought him the national call when the left-hander was selected for the home series against South Africa. He made his debut at Sydney. He represented for the Aussies in the whites in 12 games where he picked 50 scalps averaging 25.92. In the colored clothing, Bollinger played 39 ODIs and 9 T20Is for the Australians and picked 62 and 9 wickets respectively.