West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Smith bids adieu to international cricket

02 March 2017, 01:10 PM
Dwayne Smith announces retirement from international cricket
Dwayne Smith announces retirement from international cricket

West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith has announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect. The batting all-rounder made his last appearance for the national side at the 2015 World Cup.

The 33-year-old’s decision came ahead of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) qualifying final match between Islamabad United and Karachi Kings in which he is representing the former side, ESPNcricinfo reported.

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He could never cement his place in Test cricket but remained a very popular figure in limited-overs cricket. Having featured in 105 One-Day Internationals and 33 T20Is, he smashed a total of 2,142 runs in the two formats.

However, Smith will continue playing domestic T20 tournaments around the world. Caribbean batsman will play in the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) for Gujarat Lions.

The tenth edition of the IPL is set to be held from April 5.

First Published: Thursday, March 02, 2017 12:58 PM

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