Players who likely to retire after ICC World T20 Cup 2020
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 drawn curtains over the careers of many experienced players from who’ve decided to retire after the grand cricketing event as the focus now shifts to the ICC World Cup 2020 which is scheduled to be played in Australia.
Here is the list of ten players who likely to retire after the seventh edition of the ICC T20 World Cup 2020, which will take place in Australia from October 18 to November 15 2020.
Shoaib Malik (Pakistan):
Shoaib Malik had recently decided to call it a day as far as the ODI format is concerned, but he’s said he’d continue with to play the T20 format as long as he can.
Shoaib Malik while not share his future in T20s but he might be retire after T20 World Cup 2020.
Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka):
Sri Lankan ace pacer Lasith Malinga having led his team to the ICC T20 World Cup triumph in 2014 is expected to continue playing in the shortest format till the next edition of the tournament, which will be played in Australia next year. The Galle-born cricketer had retired from Test cricket in 2011, finishing with 101 wickets from 30 matches.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (India):
The speculation over Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s retirement from all forms of international cricket has gotten intense with the news that Dhoni wants to retire after the ICC Twenty20 World Cup 2020 in Australia.
Chris Gayle (West Indies):
West Indian hard-hitting batsman Chris Gayle had announced on February 18 2019 that the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 would be the last time he played ODIs for West Indies. But it seems that he has changed his mind and wants to turn up for the Windies one last time in the home series against India.
Gayle likely to retire from international T20s after the ICC World T20 Cup in 2020.
Eoin Morgan (England):
England World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan insisted that he was yet to make any decision on his retirement, saying that he needed more time to consider what is ahead.
Morgan, 32, led England to its first World Cup title earlier this month with some uncertainty over his future, Morgan said he would take a break before making a decision.
Hashim Amla (South Africa):
South Africa veteran opener Hashim Amla likely to retire after ICC Cricket World Cup 2020 in Australia.
Nathan Lyon (Australia):
Aussies off-spinner Nathan Lyon might be retire for all formats after the ICC Cricket World Cup 2020.
Mohammad Hafeez (Pakistan):
Veteran Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has no plans to retire from the limited overs format after Pakistan endured a disappointing World Cup 2019 campaign.
Hafeez, who turns 39 in October, has also informed that the Pakistan team management that he has no plans to retire and is fit enough to serve Pakistan cricket in ODIs and T20 Internationals for a few more years. But I think upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2020 would be Hafeez’s last international outing.
Ross Taylor (New Zealand):
New Zealand veteran batsman Ross Taylor has revealed his retirement plans. The right-handed batsman has done a great job for the Blackcaps.
Ross Taylor has scored 5810 runs in 261 T20 matches with the average of 31.57.
Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan):
Afghanistan became ICC’s latest Full Member in June 2017 as all-rounder Mohammad Nabi has been at the center of Afghanistan’s climb to the upper echelons of world cricket. Mohammad Nabi scored 3213 runs in 217 T20Is with the average of 22.
Can you imagine the future of Afghanistan cricket team when Mohammad Nabi to retire from international cricket.