[ad_1] ​From Broad to Finch: Cricket stars who bid adieu in 2023

Jan 3, 2024

​From Broad to Finch: Cricket stars who bid adieu in 2023


​Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad retired from international cricket after the fifth and final Ashes Test at The Oval in July 2023, with 604 Test wickets in 167 matches and overall 847 international wickets in 344 matches.

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​Aaron Finch

In February 2023, Aaron Finch announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket after an illustrious career that saw him captain the Australian T20I team in a record-breaking 76 games. Finch had played a pivotal role in leading Australia to its historic T20 World Cup triumph in 2021.

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​Sunil Narine

Mystery spinner Sunil Narine announced his retirement from international cricket in November last year. The 35-year-old played 6 Tests, 65 ODIs and 51 T20Is and was part of the T20 World Cup-winning West Indies side in 2012.

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​Alex Hales

England batsman Alex Hales announced his retirement from international cricket at the age of 34 in August 2023. He represented England in a total of 156 matches across various formats, including 70 ODIs, 75 T20Is and 11 Test matches.

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​Wahab Riaz

Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz decided to retire from international cricket in August last year. He played 27 Tests, 91 ODIs and 36 T20Is from 2008-2020, claiming 83, 120 and 34 wickets respectively. He later on took the role of PCB's chief selector.

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​David Willey

Left-arm pacer David Willey bid adieu to international cricket at the age of 33 after England's final match at the World Cup in India last year. His decision came in the aftermath of ECB's move not to offer him a central contract for the 2023-24 cycle.

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​Imad Wasim

Pakistan allrounder Imad Wasim retired from international cricket with immediate effect in November last year. Imad played 55 ODIs and 66 T20Is for Pakistan as a left-arm spinner and lower-order batter.

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