Mohammad Hafeez is one of the best all-rounders in the current time and considering the ICC player ranking, Hafeez became top several times in the limited-overs cricket. He is currently 39 years old and so, people started to question when the experienced all-rounder will announce his retirement. According to the criticizers, he must give chance to the youngsters in the Pakistan national team. Finally, ‘The Professor’ has found a way to calm down the criticizers. Yes, the Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez revealed his retirement plan.
At the age of 39, why the all-rounder is continuing his career, the was the question. Why don’t he left aside for the youngsters, the same question came to his a several times earlier. However, Hafeez did not care what they think about him. Still, he does not care. In the time of Corona, he has got a few more times to think. So, after so many logical thought, finally, the top-rated all-rounder has taken the decision about his retirement.
But obviously he wants to take the retirement from the ground. He does not think of taking retirement by sitting at the home. In the next October, the experienced Pakistani all-rounder will touch 40. And he wants to take his retirement from the International cricket after the ICC T20I World Cup in November. He wants to represent Pakistan in another International tournament. Mohammad Hafeez stated that after the T20 World Cup, he will take his retirement from international cricket. After that, he will play into the T20 league competitions only.
Mohammad Hafeez wants to play in World T20 before retirement https://t.co/akxngvxs0B
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However, Mohammad Hafeez has said goodbye to the Test cricket two years ago. On the 3rd December 2018, he played his last test against New Zealand. From then, he is only seen with the white ball and colorful jersey. The 39 years old player played 55 test matches, 218 ODIs and 91 T20Is wearing the Green Army’s shirt. But after the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, the Pakistan Cricket Board wants to get rid off the all-rounder. But by presenting the eye-catchy performance in the local cricket competitions, he has earned his place into the national squad once again.
Pakistan veteran Mohammad Hafeez, also said he has not decided what he would like to take up after his retirement from the game.
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Against the Tigers, he also played the T20I series. About his retirement, he has taken the final decision. But if he takes his retirement from the ground permanently or not, when asked, he is a little confused. He has an interest in becoming a coach after retirement. When the time comes, he will take the decision.