Former West Indian skipper Denesh Ramdin announced on Monday that he will retire from international cricket with immediate effect. Ramdin played his last game for the West Indies in a T20I in December 2019. However, he will continue to play franchise cricket. “It is with great pleasure that I announce my retirement from international cricket. The past 14 years have been a dream come true. I have fulfilled my childhood dreams playing cricket for Trinidad and Tobago and the West Indies,” Ramdin wrote. his Instagram. .
“My career has given me the opportunity to see the world, make friends from different cultures and still appreciate where I come from,” he continued.
The wicketkeeper batter has failed to find a team at the upcoming edition of the CPL, despite representing Guyana Amazon Warriors, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and Trinbago Knight Riders from 2013 to 2021.
He has played 74 Tests, 139 ODIs and 71 T20Is. He started in Test cricket and made his debut against Sri Lanka in Colombo in July 2005.
He played a part in West Indies T20 World Cup victories in 2012 and 2016.
Ramdin led the West Indies in 17 matches – 13 Tests, three T20Is and an ODI after being named test captain of the West Indies in 2014, taking over from Daren Sammy, who had withdrawn from the format. Jason Holder replaced him at the helm in 2015.
Meanwhile, West Indian batter Lendl Simmons also announced his retirement from international cricket on Monday. His decision came after his Caribbean Premier League franchise Trinbago Knight Riders posted a congratulatory message for the player.
Congratulations on a great international career, @54simmo
He is going to retire @windiescricket with 3763 running across all three formats with an ODI highest score of 122 vs Bangladesh. Nice second innings, Simmo #LendlSimmons #Cricket #pension pic.twitter.com/al4FUwY1WY
— Trinbago Knight Riders (@TKRiders) July 18, 2022
Topics mentioned in this article