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Cricket fans got a big shock, this player suddenly announced his retirement from international cricket – India TV Hindi

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Cricket fans got a big shock, this player suddenly announced his retirement from international cricket – India TV Hindi

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This player suddenly retired from international cricket

Neil Wagner Retires: A big news has come out from the cricket world. A veteran player has suddenly announced his retirement from international cricket. The player announced his retirement from international cricket soon after the selectors told him that he would not be selected for the upcoming two-Test series.

This legendary player announced his retirement

New Zealand’s aggressive fast bowler Neil Wagner has announced his retirement from international cricket, ending his 12-year-old Test career, during which he played 64 Tests for the New Zealand team and helped win the 2021 World Test Championship. Was. Let us tell you that 37-year-old Wagner will not be a part of the playing 11 in the first Test against Australia starting from February 29 in Wellington and he will be released from the team before the second Test in Christchurch.

Neil Wagner’s brilliant career

South Africa-born Neil Wagner played a total of 64 Test matches for New Zealand in his career. During this period, he took 260 wickets at an average of 27.57 with a strike rate of just 52.7. Let us tell you that among the New Zealand bowlers who have taken more than 100 wickets, only Sir Richard Hadlee’s Test strike rate is better than Neil Wagner. At the same time, Neil Wagner is at number 5 in terms of taking most wickets for New Zealand in Tests. However he will continue to play first-class cricket.

Neil Wagner gets emotional after announcing his retirement

Neil Wagner said that this decision was not easy. It’s not easy to walk away from something you’ve given so much to and gained so much from, but now it’s time for others to step up and take this team forward. I have enjoyed every moment of playing Test cricket for the Black Caps and am proud of what we have achieved as a team. The friendships and bonds formed throughout my career are what I will cherish most.

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