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Zimbabwe’s Brendan Taylor Announces Retirement From International Cricket


Brendan Taylor will play his remaining worldwide sport on Monday.© Instagram

Former Zimbabwe skipper and wicket-keeper batsman Brendan Taylor has determined to retire from worldwide cricket and can play his final match on Monday towards Ireland. Taylor made his debut in 2004 in an ODI towards Sri Lanka and went on to grow to be one in every of Zimbabwe’s best ever cricketers in worldwide cricket. “It’s with a heavy heart that I’m announcing that tomorrow is my last game for my beloved country. 17 year’s of extreme highs and extreme lows and I wouldn’t change it for the world,” Taylor mentioned in a press release on Twitter.

“It’s taught me to humble, to always remind myself how lucky I was to be in the position I was in for so long. To wear the badge with pride and leave everything on the field.

“My objective was to at all times go away the group in higher place as to once I first arrived again in 2004 , I hope I’ve executed that,” Taylor added.

The 34-year batsman on Sunday thanked Zimbabwe Cricket, teammates, family, and fans in an emotional note.

“Finally to my spouse @tkellyanne and our 4 lovely boy’s (sic). You have meant every part to me on this journey and it would not have been attainable with out you,” mentioned Taylor

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“No extra airport heartaches. I sit up for our subsequent chapter. I really like you all very a lot,” he added.

Taylor has scored 6677 runs from 204 ODI matches and is just 112 short of former Zimbabwe batsman Andy Flower’s national record of 6786.

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