Cricket World Cup 2019: The superstars set to retire after CWC
With another 4-12 months damage earlier than the following World Cup and a huge chew of gamers at the ‘wrong’ facet of 30, we’ve probable already seen the match swansong for such a lot of.
And for some, that means pulling up stumps on their 50-over careers altogether.
Here are some of the largest names who already have, or are expected to retire from ODI cricket after the 2019 World Cup.
Rumors are swirling across the Indian legend finally calling time on his ODI profession, which reached an impressive 350 video games inside the semi-final in opposition to New Zealand.
The wicketkeeper-batsman has been considered one of India’s most dependable and long-lasting servants since making his worldwide debut in December 2004. He’s gone to make 10,773 runs at an amazing average of fifty.57, at the same time as handiest 8 players have made extra ODI appearances.
Already a World Cup winner in 2011, the 38-yr-old couldn’t take his facet to glory in 2019 after falling sufferer to the moment of the match; a lovely Martin Guptill runout that sealed New Zealand’s spot inside the final.
India enthusiasts are actually ready with bated breath for a declaration on Dhoni’s destiny.
The 39-yr-old has already called time on his ODI career… Or has he?
Gayle announced in February that the 2019 World Cup might be his final in global cricket earlier than he was given bloodless feet approximately retirement halfway via.
He made the statement he could play within the West Indies’ ODI series in opposition to India in August, however, time will tell if he becomes serious or now not, or if the crew will nevertheless have him.
Gayle has made 298 ODI appearances, scoring 10,393 runs at 37.Ninety three in a 20-year profession stretching all the way lower back to September 1999.
Some distance more concrete retirement in comparison to Gayle’s – Malinga has played his ultimate ODI.
The 35-12 months-vintage also announced before the World Cup that it’d be his remaining in 50-over cricket, whilst subsequent year’s T20 World Cup could be his ultimate in worldwide cricket altogether.
He completed the 2019 event as Sri Lanka’s maximum wicket-taker with 13 at 28. Sixty-nine, adding to his career tally of 335 at 29.02.
Malinga made his debut for the island state in July 2004, happening to make 225 appearances in a profession hampered via injuries.
It becomes a match to neglect for South Africa, but their superstar leg-spinner Tahir at least went out a winner.
The 40-year-old claimed a wicket – and the Proteas a win towards Australia – to give up his 107-ODI career on an excessive.
A late bloomer at the worldwide scene, Tahir claimed 173 wickets at 24.Eighty-three after making his ODI debut in February 2011.
Tahir’s South Africa teammate, Duminy, also known as time on his ODI career after the win against Australia.
Considered something of unfulfilled expertise, the 35-12 months-antique nonetheless went on to score 5,117 ODI runs at 36. Eighty-one and take 69 wickets at 45.55 in a career that fell one fit short of the 200-mark. The classy left-hander made his ODI debut in August 2004.
His final World Cup campaign becomes one to forget, with the South African making simply 70 runs at 17.50.
Former Pakistan captain Malik bows out from a marathon ODI profession stretching all of the manners back to October 1999.
He collected 287 ODI appearances along the way, scoring 7,534 runs at 34.Fifty-five.
Malik became a part of the Pakistan aspect that claimed the 2017 Champions Trophy over opponents India.
His very last event changed into a disappointing one – he played simply 3 suits for simplest eight runs and took 1-47 from 8 overs.