Colin de Grandhomme retires from international cricket
2679 runs scored in 115 matches for Kiwi team
Grandhomme has also been a hit in bowling
New Delhi. Colin de Grandhomme, 36-year-old all-rounder player of the New Zealand National Cricket Team, has announced his retirement from international cricket. It is being told that he has taken this decision after talks with New Zealand Cricket. Recently, the board released Grandhomme from the central contract. Due to this, he was also running some angry with the board.
Announcing his retirement, the Kiwi player has said, ‘I accept that I am not getting young again and training is getting difficult day by day for me. Things have become very difficult especially because of injuries. My family is also growing day by day. So now I am trying to understand how my future will be after cricket. This was all that was going on in my mind for the last few weeks.
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Let us tell you that Grandhomme always struggled with injuries in his cricket career. He played his last match for the Black Caps in June this year. Grandhomme played 115 matches for New Zealand in his entire cricket career. During this, his bat scored 2679 runs in 118 innings. He has two centuries and 15 fifties to his name in international cricket. Apart from batting, he was also a hit in bowling for the Kiwi team. He achieved 91 successes in his entire career.
Grandhomme’s glory was also seen in India’s prestigious league IPL. The Kiwi all-rounder played a total of 25 matches in the IPL. During this, his bat scored 303 runs in 21 innings at an average of 18.9. In addition to batting, while bowling, Grandhomme achieved six successes in 19 innings at an average of 53.2.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : August 31, 2022, 09:54 IST