Pakistani Fast Bowler Umer Gul Announces Retirement from all Formats of Cricket
In a statement late night on Friday, he said that he had made the decision with a “heavy heart and after a lot of thinking”.
“I have always played for Pakistan with all my heart and 100 per cent hard work. Cricket is and will always be my love and passion. But all good things have to come to an end.”At 17 Oct Mid night he announces in a tweet that he decided to Bid Farewell from all formats of cricket.
It’s a sad moment for Pakistani cricket team that it’s Right arm Fast Medium Bowler announces it’s retirement.Its the complitition of his 20 Years of Journey. Umer Gul announces that he is taking retirement from all formats of cricket including Test matches, ODI’s and T20’s. His 20 years career depends on a large amount of memories. He is the most wickets taker in WT20 2007, 2009. He is also awarded with an owner of most wicket taker by a pacer in CWC 2011. He take 32 wickets in WT20 2012 in South Africa.
The 36-years old Umer Gul burst into the circuit in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2002 in New Zealand by claiming 11 wickets at 12.72 following a poor debut 2001 season.
The Fantastic Pakistani Player played 125 first class , 213 list A matches and 167 T20 matches in which he take 987 wickets. In international matches career he take 427 wickets from 2003-2016.
Umer Gul Played Professional Cricket in England, Sri-Lanka, Australia, New Zeland and India.He also play domestic cricket which includes HBL PSL and PIA Matches.
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Umer Gul was a key member of Pakistan Cricket Team. He won T20 World Cup for Pakistan in 2009 in England.He has played 47 Test Matches, 130 ODI’S and 60 T20’S for Pakistan. He a really a Senior Cricketer of his team.
Meanwhile, Many Legends of Cricket also reacts sad on hearing this news and also showing their love for Umer Gul on Twitter some of the shorts are listed below.
ICC also show some love for Umer Gul and makes a tweet for him.
At the End we just wanna Say that we all missed you a lot. It’s really being a great time with you.And at last an Era comes to the end.Thanks Umer Gul for Amazing Cricket fun and memories.