Previous Pakistan commander Shoaib Malik reported his retirement from Test cricket after he fizzled in the second innings of the third Test against England in Sharjah on Tuesday. (Shoaib Malik Retires from Test Cricket, Leaves Pakistan Cricket in Shock)
The 33-year-old just made a rebound in the more drawn out organization of the diversion following five years in the first Test against England in Abu Dhabi, crushing a profession best 245. (Pakistan versus England Third Day Report)
Shoaib Malik announced his retirement from Test cricket
In any case, from that point forward he has made nothing, two, seven, 38 and nothing in the staying five innings of the arrangement, provoking him to rest until tomorrow. (Shoaib Malik Credits Sania Mirza)
“I am resigning from Test cricket after this match,” Malik told journalists. “The reason of my leaving Tests is not as a result of droop in structure but rather this is on the grounds that I need to give more opportunity to my family and focus on the 2019 World Cup.”
Malik was hitched to Indian tennis star Sania Mirza in 2010, a wedding generally advertised crosswise over Pakistan and India.
“I understood today this is the ideal time to leave the spot for youths and Pakistan have numerous gifted players who can fill in,” said Malik, who made his Test debut against Bangladesh in Multan in 2001.
On the whole, he played 35 Tests, scoring 1,898 keeps running with three centuries and eight half-hundreds of years.
He has so far taken 29 wickets, with his best figures of 4-33 going ahead Tuesday against England in Sharjah, a figure to which he can include a couple in England’s second innings.