JP Duminy to retire from ODIs after World Cup


aim to retire from one-day international cricket after the realization of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. Duminy, who announced his retirement from Tests in September 2017, will maintain being available for South Africa in Twenty20 Internationals. Duminy grew to become out for South Africa in the fourth ODI of the ongoing series against Sri Lanka, returning 1/21 and scoring 31*. However, he had an prolonged spell on the sidelines earlier than that, and the 34-year-vintage stated that period helped him make some choices.

“The previous few months on the sidelines have given me an opportunity to re-examine my profession going ahead and to plan a few goals I’d like to achieve within the future,” he stated. “While a selection like that is never smooth, I also experience that it is the right time for me to pass at the baton. I will nevertheless be to be had to play global and home T20 cricket, but could also like to make investments greater time toward my developing circle of relatives, who’re my number one priority.” The CWC19 can be Duminy’s 0.33 appearance at cricket’s ultimate event, after the 2011 World Cup in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and the 2015 version in Australia and New Zealand. He has played 193 ODIs up to now and has 5047 runs at 37.39 to reveal for it, further to 68 wickets.

“I were privileged to live out my dream gambling a game I love, and I am all the time grateful for the aid I even have obtained from my teammates, coaches, family, buddies and fanatics at some point of the years.” The 5th ODI against Sri Lanka on Saturday, at his home in Newlands, Cape Town, will now be his very last ODI in South Africa.