Cricket News sort by retirement

Not long ago, Matthew Hoggard had announced his retirement from cricket. Now his partner from that famous 2005 Ashes triumph, Steve Harmison, has also called it quits.

Over the last couple of days there have been reports that cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will be asked to retire by the BCCI following his 200th Test, which will coincide with the second Test at home against the West Indies.

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting will retire from all cricket in October. The 38-year-old is currently in England playing county cricket for Surrey but he has said that the Champions League T20 campaign with Mumbai Indians, winners of this year's IPL, will be his last competitive outing.

The 38-year-old former India captain made the announcement through a statement shortly before stumps on the final day of the two-day warm-up game between India and Northamptonshire at the county's ground.

Former England wicketkeeper Paul Nixon will end a 24-year professional career on Saturday when he retires from county cricket.

The out of favor Delhi fast bowler, Amit Bhandari, has announced his retirement from First Class cricket. Bhandari, the 32-year-old pacer, who has not made a Delhi squad since November 2008, finally decided to end his hopes of making a comeback in the state side by deciding to retire.

Retired Sri Lanka great Muttiah Muralitharan has said there isn't much he can do for his compatriots as they struggle to come to terms with their dramatic first Test defeat against England.

Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi told news reporters on Monday he was retiring from all international cricket, saying he was dejected after being replaced as one-day captain following a fiery clash with coach Waqar Younis.

Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has announced he is to retire from cricket at the end of the current Indian Premier League season.