SOUTH AFRICA CRICKET NEWS
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Duminy will likely be accessible for choice for T20Is after the World Cup. © Getty
JP Duminy has introduced he’ll retire from ODI cricket after the 2019 World Cup in England later this 12 months. The allrounder, nevertheless, will likely be accessible for choice for South Africa for T20Is. The allrounder had already retired from Check cricket in September 2017 after that includes in 46 matches.
“The previous few months on the sidelines have given me a chance to re-assess my profession going ahead and to plot some targets I would like to attain sooner or later,” he mentioned about his resolution.
“Whereas a call like that is by no means simple, I additionally really feel that it’s the proper time for me to go on the baton. I’ll nonetheless be accessible to play worldwide and home T20 cricket, however would additionally like to take a position extra time in the direction of my rising household, who’re my primary precedence. I’ve been privileged to reside out my dream taking part in a sport I like, and I’m without end grateful for the help I’ve acquired from my teammates, coaches, household, associates and followers all through the years.”
Duminy has performed 193 ODIs up to now – scoring 5047 runs at a mean of 37.39 – along with bagging 68 wickets. The 2019 World Cup will likely be Duminy’s third look within the match, having featured for South Africa in 2011 within the subcontinent and in 2015 in Australia and New Zealand.
Duminy’s finest knock – 150 off 122 – got here in 2013 in opposition to Netherlands in a one-off ODI in Amstelveen. In September 2016, he bagged his finest ODI figures – four for 16 – in a one-off ODI in opposition to Eire in Benoni
The announcement comes shut on the heels of Imran Tahir’s, who additionally revealed that the mega-event in England will likely be his final in ODI colors.