Mushfiqur Rahim Retires From T20 Internationals To “Focus On Take a look at And ODI Codecs”

Mushfiqur Rahim

Mushfiqur Rahim, a wicketkeeper-batsman for Bangladesh, introduced in a tweet on Sunday that he was retiring Twenty20 internationals to “give attention to the Take a look at and ODI codecs of the sport.”

Nevertheless, Mushfiqur declared that he can be obtainable “to play franchise leagues when the chance comes up.”

Mushfiqur Rahim
Mushfiqur Rahim. Picture Credit: Twitter

Throughout the Asia Cup 2022, the 35-year-old acquired harsh criticism for his underwhelming efficiency with the bat and the ineffectiveness behind the stumps. He was responsible of placing down Kusal Mendis’s first up within the second match towards Sri Lanka. He scored 5 runs in two video games.

Moreover, he didn’t make an effort to steer Bangladesh’s captain Shakib Al Hasan of a nick Mendis had made later within the contest, which Bangladesh misplaced by two wickets and exited the event.

Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim
Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim. Credit: Twitter

In his 17-year profession, Mushfiqur scored 1500 runs in 102 matches at a median of 19.48 and strike fee of 115.03. He has six 50s to his title within the format.

I can be obtainable to play franchise leagues when the chance arrives: Mushfiqur Rahim

Mushfiqur Rahim said within the tweet that he would proceed to symbolize Bangladesh in Checks and ODIs. As said within the tweet, he may also take part in home and franchise T20 matches.

“I want to announce my retirement from T20 INTERNATIONALS and give attention to Take a look at and ODI codecs of the sport. I can be obtainable to play franchise leagues when the chance arrives. Trying ahead to proudly symbolize my nation within the two formats-MR15” Mushfiqur Rahim Tweeted.

After Tamim Iqbal retires from the shortest format in July, Mushfiqur is the second participant from Bangladesh to name it quits in that format.

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