Indian pacer Zaheer Khan announced his retirement from International cricket on October 15th, 2015. The 37 year old left arm facer, represents india for past 15 years in all formats of cricket.
Zaheer Khan retires from International Cricket
Zaheer Khan, is one of the most successful indian bowler in international cricket, being foruth highest wicket taker for india in all three format. Started his career in 2000 against Kenya and played atmost 15 years for india in ODI and Test cricket.
In a statement, Zaheer thanked his team-mates in the various sides he played for, and said his greatest moment was winning the World Cup in 2011. “Cricket has been my only life over the past two decades and is in fact the only thing I know well. Cricket has made me the individual that I am, giving me everything in life and much more. I walk away with fantastic memories, life-defining experiences and great friendships. My mother summarised it well in reaction to my decision: “Theek hain, bahut acchha safar tha hamara” (fair enough, I had a wonderful journey).
The 37 years old Cricketer, played 309 international matches (Test + ODI + T20I) and tooks 610 wickets with 15 five-wicket hauls. Here is the official tweet by Zaheer Khan about his retirement.
I bid adieu to my career in international cricket. I look forward to signing off with IPL 9. #ZaksNewBeginning pic.twitter.com/FLpaokbLy1
— zaheer khan (@ImZaheer) October 15, 2015
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