Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza to retire from international cricket after Bangladesh series

first_img India Today Web Desk New DelhiSeptember 3, 2019UPDATED: September 3, 2019 20:13 IST Hamilton Masakadza has made 38 Test, 209 ODI and 62 T20I appearances for Zimbabwe. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSHamilton Masakadza announced that he will retire from all forms of international cricketMasakadza has made 38 Test, 209 ODI and 62 T20I appearances for ZimbabweHamilton made his international debut against West Indies in 2001 and scored 9,410 international runsZimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza has announced that he will retire from all forms of international cricket after the conclusion of the T20I tri-series involving Bangladesh and Afghanistan later this month.Zimbabwe Cricket confirmed the news on social media: “Hamilton Masakadza has announced he will be retiring from all forms of international cricket after the T20I tri-series in Bangladesh”.’It has been an ernomous privilege to have played for and captained my country and this is one of the hardest decisions I have had to make.’ — @ZimCricketv captain Hamilton Masakadza, announcing his retirement from international cricket #ThankYouHami #Legend pic.twitter.com/HfM4ph0lvnZimbabwe Cricket (@ZimCricketv) September 3, 2019Masakadza has made 38 Test, 209 ODI and 62 T20I appearances for Zimbabwe since making his international debut against West Indies in 2001 and scored 9,410 international runs. Masakadza has hit 10 international tons to go alongside 42 half-centuries.His highest score in international cricket is his unbeaten 178 against Kenya in 2009. Masakadza is fourth on Zimbabwe’s ODI and Test run-getters lists.The tri-series is scheduled to be played between 13 to 24 September. Zimbabwean Cricket has been in turmoil for many years now. In fact, 14 members, including Flower, had walked out of the system in 2004 when then skipper Heath Streak was dismissed for disagreements on racial quotas in the squad.The ICC had suspended Zimbabwe Cricket for violation of its constitution after the current elected members of the Zimbabwe board were suspended by the Sports and Recreation Committee (SRC).Also See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow Hamilton MasakadzaFollow Zimbabwe Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza to retire from international cricket after Bangladesh seriesHamilton Masakadza, who has made 38 Test, 209 ODI and 62 T20I appearances for Zimbabwe since making his international debut against West Indies in 2001, announced his decision to retire from all forms of Cricket after Bangladesh series.advertisement Nextlast_img

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