Mushfiqur Rahim Retirement: Bangladesh’s star wicketkeeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has announced his retirement after a very poor performance in the Asia Cup 2022 season. Mushfiqur, 35, has retired from T20 International cricket.
Mushfiqur Rahim himself has given information about this by posting on social media. Along with this, he has also disclosed the reasons for his retirement. Mushfiqur said that he will continue to play the franchise league.
mushfiqur What did Rahim write in the tweet?
The star wicketkeeper wrote in the tweet, ‘I announce my retirement from T20 International cricket. Now I want to focus my full attention only on Test and ODI cricket. I will be available to play the franchise league, whenever and wherever I get the chance, I will play. Now I will continue to represent my country in the next two formats (Test, ODI).
Bangladesh could not win a single match in Asia Cup
Let us tell you that this time Bangladesh had a very poor performance in the Asia Cup. The team did not win a single match in the group stage and was eliminated. Afghanistan and Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh. Bangladesh played the final in the last two Asia Cup seasons. Where he was defeated by the Indian team.
This time the Asia Cup is being played in T20 format. Mushfiqur’s performance in this was also very poor. He scored only 5 (1+4) runs in both the matches. Earlier, he could not even open an account in ODIs against Zimbabwe.
mushfiqur Scored 1500 runs in 102 T20 matches
Mushfiqur has played 82 Tests, 236 ODIs and 102 T20 matches in his career. During this he has scored 5235 runs in Tests, 6774 in ODIs and 1500 runs in T20s. This Bangladeshi star has scored 9 centuries in Tests and 8 in ODIs. He has 6 fifties in T20 to his name.