Pakistan speedster Umar Gul on Saturday introduced he’ll retire from all types of cricket after the tip of the continuing National T20 Cup. The 36-year-old Gul, who performed his final match for Pakistan – an ODI in 2016, featured for Balochistan staff within the National T20 Cup, which ends on Sunday.
His aspect misplaced towards Southern Punjab (Pakistan) in Rawalpindi on Friday to be out of reckoning for the semifinals.
“With a very heavy heart and after a lot of thinking, I have decided to bid farewell to all formats of cricket after this National T20 Cup,” the 36-year-old wrote on his Twitter deal with. “I have always played for Pakistan with all my heart and 100 percent of hard work. Cricket is and will always be my love and passion but all good things have to come to an end.”
The Peshawar-born Gul made his worldwide debut in an ODI in 2003. He performed his first Test that 12 months itself. His final Test was towards South Africa in 2013. From 47 Test matches, Gul took 163 wickets at a mean of 34.06. He additionally claimed 179 wickets from 130 ODIs, moreover 85 wickets from 60 T20Is.
“Praying that the future will hold much more for me. Secondly, I would like to thank @TheRealPCB and all the coaches and people who have been a part of my cricketing journey. Special thanks to media, my fans and followers who made it all worthwhile n supported me at all times,” Gul mentioned.