West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels has declared his retirement from all types of the game. The previous all-rounder assumed an indispensable function in West Indies’ twin victories at the T20 World Cup, top-scoring in the last of both the competitions against Sri Lanka and England in 2012 and 2016 separately.
While Samuels’ choice has become public now, Johnny Grave, the Cricket West Indies CEO, has affirmed that the batsman had told CWI of his retirement in June, as per ESPNcricinfo. The 39-year old last carried out his specialty for the West Indies route back in December 2018. Samuels will be constantly associated with turning up on huge events, particularly in the two T20 World Cup finals.
In 2012 against has Sri Lanka, Samuels conveyed a batting masterclass in Colombo against a bowling setup bragging the preferences Lasith Malinga and Ajantha Mendis. He was on 20 off 32 balls after 10 overs of West Indies’ innings, with the group score at 32 for 2, preceding scamming the hosts and finish on 78 off 56 balls. West Indies had proceeded to win the conflict effortlessly to win their first-historically speaking T20 World Cup.
After four years, he featured with the bat once more, scoring an unbeaten 85 off 66 balls as West Indies beat England in Kolkata to turn into the first thus far the main group to win the T20 World Cup twice. Samuels has completed his global vocation with an amazing 11,134 stumbles into designs with the assistance of 17 centuries. He likewise got 152 wickets.
Marlon Samuels – Controversy’s number one youngster
During his vocation, Marlon Samuels additionally ended up associated with a few debates. Route in 2002, he had arrived in high temp water subsequent to challenging a group check in time in India and was nearly sent home. In 2008, he was restricted for a very long time by the ICC after he was seen as liable of “getting cash, or advantage or other prize that could bring him or the sport of cricket into unsavoriness”.
In 2014, he transparently Marlon Samuels then West Indies skipper Dwayne Bravo during the prematurely ended visit through India, saying that he had needed the arrangement to be finished. As of late, he was in the news for all some unacceptable reasons subsequent to posting a swearword loaded message on Instagram to hammer Ben Stokes and Shane Warne.