Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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Mithali Raj announces retirement from T20I

NEW DELHI: Indian women’s cricket star Mithali Raj announced her retirement from T20I to focus on the one-day World Cup in 2021. The 36-year-old Raj, the highest run-scorer in the women’s international game, made a surprise exit after she had made herself available for selection for the home series against ...

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Sri Lankan ‘mystery spinner’ Mendis retires

DUBAI: Sri Lanka’s Ajantha Mendis, who burst on to the scene as world cricket’s mystery spinner a decade ago, has announced his retirement from all formats of the game at the age of 34, the International Cricket Council said. Mendis made his debut against West Indies in a one-dayer in ...

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Shoaib Akhtar asks Amir to reconsider his Test retirement

ISLAMABAD: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar wants fast-bowler Mohammad Amir to reconsider his decision of retirement from Tests cricket and give his best for Pakistan like he performed for the English County side Essex.  His top bowling display had made critics question his decision to quit playing Tests for Pakistan at ...

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Cricketing world celebrates the ‘unreal’ Hashim Amla

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s top order batsman Hashim Amla, who is considered one of the modern greats, has announced his retirement from international cricket. Amla, 36, enjoyed one of the most unrealistic cricketing careers becoming the first South African to score a triple hundred among a host of other records ...

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Brendon McCullum announces retirement

TORONTO: Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum will retire from all forms of cricket when the Global T20 Canada league finishes this weekend, bringing the curtain down on a 20-year professional career, the 37-year-old said on Monday. The explosive batsman, whose decision comes three years after his retirement from international ...

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Shoaib Akhtar expresses disappointment at Amir’s retirement

KARACHI: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar has expressed disappointment at fast bowler Mohammad’s Amir’s announcement to retire from Test cricket. “I’m really thoroughly disappointed. At this age (27) I was at peak of my of career, while he is retiring,” Shoaib said in a video message. He feared that after Amir ...

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Chris Gayle delays retirement

LONDON: West Indies opener Chris Gayle wants to play the home series against India in August-September reversing his earlier decision to quit international cricket after the ongoing World Cup, the batsman said on Wednesday. The 39-year-old had earlier this year announced his plans to retire after the World Cup to ...

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Yuvraj Singh announces retirement

MUMBAI: India’s hero during the 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh, announced retirement from all forms of cricket on Monday after spending 25 years in and around the 22 yards and almost 17 years of international experience. The Chandigarh-born cricketer captured the imagination of world cricket with his gravity-defying fielding abilities ...

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Ranveer Singh reveals his retirement plans

MUMBAI: Surrounded by many children, Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh wants a sea-facing villa with a swimming pool where he can cook, paint, watch movies and do yoga after retirement. Recently, in an interview, Padmaavat actor revealed his retirement plans. Ranveer said, he would like a sea-facing villa in Goa with ...

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Australian Open could be last, says retiring Andy Murray

LONDON: Britain’s Andy Murray says he plans to retire after this year’s Wimbledon but fears next week’s Australian Open could be the final tournament of his career. The three-time Grand Slam winner, who is struggling to recover from hip surgery, was in tears at a news conference in Melbourne on ...

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