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James Anderson quashes retirement talk

  MANCHESTER: England’s most successful bowler James Anderson says he is not pondering his Test retirement but conceded the decision to step away could be taken out of his hands if he continues to underwhelm. The 38-year-old has endured a frustrating summer, managing just six wickets in his last three ...

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WWE star Undertaker announces ‘retirement’

LONDON: WWE star Marke Calaway aka Undertaker has said he has no desire to get back in the ring. Fans of the wrestler are expressing support to the 55-year-old who talked about his future plans in a recent documentary. The wrestler said he has no plans to return because there’s “nothing ...

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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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