In the center of the 5 T20 matches sequence between India and New Zealand, a fantastic New Zealand participant has introduced his retirement from Test cricket.
New Zealand veteran leg-spinner Todd Astle has retired from Test cricket. New Zealand additionally needed to play a two-Test sequence in opposition to India, through which it was believed that Todd Astley may be part of the crew, however earlier than the Test sequence, Astley stated goodbye to Test cricket. With this, he won’t play for New Zealand A within the upcoming first-class sequence in opposition to Hindustan A.
Only 5 Test matches performed in eight years
According to media studies, 33-year-old Astle has retired from Test cricket to give attention to restricted overs cricket. <! –
Astley performed Test cricket for New Zealand for nearly eight years, through which he performed solely 5 Test matches. Aisley, who made his debut in opposition to Sri Lanka in 2012, performed the final Test match in opposition to Australia in Sydney just lately.
What to say after retirement
While asserting his retirement, Astley stated that it was his dream to play Test cricket and it’s an honor for him that he received the chance to guide his nation. He stated about Test cricket that purple ball is the height of cricket, nevertheless it additionally requires extra time. Astley had an opportunity to play the third Test match within the sequence in opposition to Australia, however the Kiwi crew was defeated in that sequence.
Astley names greater than 300 wickets in first-class cricket
Todd Astle took 303 wickets for his crew Canterbury in First Class cricket and he ended his Red Ball profession as the best wicket taker in First Class cricket for Canterbury. New Zealand selector Gavin Larson has wished Astley for Test cricket's profession.