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JP Duminy will retire from ODI cricket after world cup 2019

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JP Duminy says he is going to announce his retirement from ODI cricket after world cup 2019.

 JP Duminy is not an unknown name in world of cricket. He is a world class all rounder. Duminy made his debut against Sri Lanka in 2004 and since then he has been a pillar of South African middle order.  He has scored 5047 runs in 193 ODI matches he has played so far with an average of 37.39.  So far he has scored 4 centuries and 27 half-centuries in ODI and has took 68 wickets in ODI matches with his best being 4-16. It will be interesting to see how much stats he changes in world cup as he has not been playing for past 6 months due to injury. He is included in SA team squad for last 2 matches against ongoing series against Sri Lanka.

JP Duminy
South African player JP Duminy (source-twitter)

Duminy already announced his retirement from test cricket in 2017. He scored 2103 runs in 46 tests with an average of 32.86. He scored 8 half centuries and 9 centuries in test. He took 42 wickets with his best being 4/47 in test. He  will continue to play in T20is. Until now he has scored 1858 runs in 78 matches with an average of 37.92. So far he has took 21 wickets in T20s with best being 3-18.

This is what he said about his retirement from ODIs

“The last few months on the sidelines have given me an opportunity to re-assess my career going forward and to plot some goals I’d like to achieve in the future,” he said this about his decision.

“While a decision like this is never easy, I also feel that it is the right time for me to pass on the baton. I will still be available to play international and domestic T20 cricket, but would also like to invest more time towards my growing family, who are my number one priority. I have been privileged to live out my dream playing a sport I love, and I am forever grateful for the support I have received from my teammates, coaches, family, friends and fans throughout the years.” We hope that Duminy perform his best in world cup 2019.

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