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The veteran retired before the T20 World Cup, made such a record… even Rohit-Kohli could not do it

New Delhi. T20 World Cup (T20 World Cup 2024) is going to start soon. But before its start, a veteran player has announced his retirement. Actually, we are talking about Sean Williams. Who has announced his retirement from T20 International just before the World Cup. Sean announced his retirement after playing the T20 series against Bangladesh. This information was given by Zimbabwe Cricket.

Zimbabwe Cricket said that Sean Williams has announced his retirement from T20 International. He told his decision to his teammates after the match. Let us tell you that Sean has played 81 T20 matches for Zimbabwe so far. During this period he has scored 1691 runs at an average of 126. While bowling, he has taken 48 wickets in his name. Williams made his T20 International debut in 2006. He played his first match also against Bangladesh.

Sean Williams is the second cricketer to have played the longest period in T20 International. He spent 17 years and 166 days in T20 International cricket. Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh holds the record of playing for the longest period. Shakib is still active and is playing cricket continuously. In this matter, even Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are not ahead of Sean Williams. However, Rohit can leave Williams behind in this matter in a few days. Zimbabwe team is not part of the World Cup. On 26 November 2023, Uganda defeated Zimbabwe in the World Cup qualifier match and ousted them from the World Cup.

first published : May 13, 2024, 09:47 IST

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