West Indies Players Retirement: The year 2024 is very important for the T20 World Cup. This is the reason why almost all the teams have turned towards T20 cricket. The Men’s T20 World Cup is to be played in West Indies and USA. The Women’s T20 World Cup will be played in Bangladesh. ICC has also released the schedule for the Men’s T20 World Cup, but the women’s schedule is yet to come. Meanwhile, four world champion players of West Indies have given a big blow to their team by suddenly announcing their retirement. These four players also won the World Cup in the year 2016.
These four players retired
Let us tell you that four women players of West Indies have announced their retirement. They include the names of Aneesa Mohammed, Shakera Selman, Kisiya and Kishona Knight. These players have simultaneously announced their retirement from international cricket. All of them were part of the team that won the T20 World Cup in 2016. The Women’s T20 World Cup will be played later this year in September-October.
How was the career of these players?
Off-spinner Aneesa Mohammed made her international debut in 2003 at the age of 15 and retired 21 years later as the leading wicket-taker for West Indies in both ODIs and T20Is. She is the first male or female cricketer from the Caribbean Islands to complete 100 wickets in T20 Internationals. She was also the first West Indies female cricketer to take a hat-trick. Overall in his career, Mohammad took 180 wickets in 141 ODI matches, while 125 wickets in 117 T20 International matches. She was also a part of a total of 12 World Cups (5 ODI and 7 T20 World Cups) for West Indies in her career.
What did you say on retirement?
On his retirement Mohammed said that the last 20 years have been truly amazing, I have enjoyed every single minute of it. The ups and downs, I believe the time has come for me to step away from the game and let young players live their dreams like me. I have had the privilege of taking to the field wearing the maroon color 258 times in my career.
Medium pace bowler Shakira Selman started her international career in 2008 and played 100 ODI and 96 T20 matches, taking 82 and 51 wickets respectively. Twin sisters Kisiya and Kishona Knight, on the other hand, will turn 32 next month. Both the players announced their retirement at such a young age. Kisia debuted in international cricket in 2011 and Kishona Knight in 2013 and played many matches for West Indies. Wicketkeeper batsman Kisia Knight played 87 ODIs and 70 T20Is, her twin sister played 51 ODIs and 55 T20Is. Cricket fans have been shocked by the retirement of these four players.
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