Athletic

Mashrafe announces retirement from T20

DHAKA, April, 4, 2017 (BSS)- Limited-overs captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza today announced that he will retire from Twenty20 Internationals after the conclusion of the two-match T20I series against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

"This T20 series will be my last for Bangladesh. I thank the Bangladesh Cricket Board, my family, friends, players and the support staff of the team for supporting me all the way in the last 15 years and praying for me," said the 34-year-Narail express during the toss.

The speedster has played 52 T20Is so far, scoring 368 runs and taking 39 wickets. He captained the side on 26 occasions -- winning 9, losing 16 and with one match having no result.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)