Bangladesh’s legendary wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has introduced his retirement from T20 Internationals. He has given details about his retirement on social media. Rahim performed for Bangladesh for a very long time and his T20 profession spanned greater than 15 years. Rahim has given the explanation behind his retirement to deal with ODIs and Checks. Nevertheless, this legendary batsman will likely be out there to play franchise cricket.
Mushfiqur Rahim was struggling to attain runs within the shorter format for a very long time. Within the final 16 T20 matches, he had scored only one half-century for Bangladesh. On the similar time, within the Asia Cup too, his bat scored solely 5 runs in two matches. His workforce’s efficiency was additionally very poor and Afghanistan and Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh and confirmed the way in which out of the group stage itself.
The Bangladesh wicket-keeper batsman wrote in his tweet,
I wish to announce my retirement from T20 Internationals and deal with the Check and ODI codecs of the sport. I will likely be out there to play the franchise league when the chance arises. Trying ahead to proudly representing my nation in two codecs.
Rahim is the second Bangladesh participant to retire from T20 this 12 months. Shortly earlier than, Tamim Iqbal introduced his retirement from the shorter format. The veteran, who made his T20 debut towards Zimbabwe in 2006, performed 102 matches for Bangladesh and scored 1500 runs at 19.48 and 115.03. He additionally has 6 half-centuries to his title on this format.
Mushfiqur Rahim won’t be part of T20 World Cup for the primary time
Mushfiqur Rahim was one of many few gamers who’ve performed each single version of the T20 World Cup however now he won’t be part of this occasion for the primary time after retirement. This time the event is to be held in Australia from October to November.