Leg spin bowler Todd Astle of the New Zealand group has determined to say goodbye to the Test format to give attention to restricted overs format cricket.
On this determination, Astle mentioned, "It has always been my dream to play Test cricket and I am very happy to represent my country and state in the longest format of cricket."
The 33-year-old Kiwi participant mentioned, "Red ball cricket is the most effective however it requires loads of effort and time. <! –
As I used to be reaching the tip of my profession, it was tough for me to take care of the dedication required for this format of cricket. "
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Astle, who made his New Zealand debut in 2005, has taken a complete of seven wickets in 5 Tests performed for the Kiwi group. At the identical time, Astle has additionally scored 4,345 runs in 119 matches, taking 334 wickets in 119 matches.
Astle went on to say, "I am proud of the achievement that I have achieved for Cataberry and the Blackcaps. Playing the Test in the SCG against Australia is an opportunity I will always remember. I will now put my full energy into my limited overs format." Excited to offer to household and business. "
This determination of Astle got here earlier than the Test sequence towards India. In such a state of affairs, the New Zealand group can add Ejaz Patel to the squad for the Test sequence towards India.