Pakistan’s seasoned batsman Mohammad Hafeez on Tuesday introduced his retirement from Check cricket after failing once more within the first innings of the 3rd and ultimate fit towards New Zealand in Abu Dhabi. Hafeez, who used to be enjoying in his 55th Check, fell for a duck on the second one day and introduced his retirement, insisting that he have been brooding about over the verdict for the ultimate two weeks. He, alternatively, stated that he’s going to proceed to play limited-over cricket.
“This is a non-public resolution and I’ve now not taken it beneath any power. I haven’t any regrets taking this resolution,” he instructed journalists after the day’s play in Abu Dhabi. The 38-year-old Hafeez made his Check debut in 2003 towards Bangladesh and because then has gave the impression in 54 suits, but even so enjoying in 203 ODIs and 89 T20 Internationals.
Sooner than this Check, Hafeez has scored 3644 runs at a mean of 38.35, with 10 masses to his kitty. He has additionally taken 53 wickets. The previous captain received a surprise recall to the Pakistan Check squad because the 18th participant simply ahead of the collection towards Australia in October after being continuously not noted through the nationwide selectors and group control in the previous couple of months.
He had publicly protested his exclusion from the nationwide group which were given him a reprimand from the Pakistan Cricket Board. Hafeez made a triumphant go back to the Check aspect within the first fit towards Australia, scoring 100. However since then, he has struggled in next Exams towards Australia and New Zealand within the UAE.
“Sure, I’m disenchanted at now not having been in a position to get runs after the century however I’ve made up our minds to retire from Exams with a transparent thoughts,” he stated. “I’m happy with no matter I accomplished for Pakistan on this layout. I simply wish to focal point at the restricted overs codecs now,” he stated.
Closing month, any other skilled batsman, Azhar Ali introduced his retirement from ODI and T20 suits, insisting he simply sought after to concentrate on the longer layout of the sport.