Spin wizard Saeed Ajmal announces his retirement from cricket

Test cricketer Saeed Ajmal announced that he will retire from all forms of cricket at the end of the ongoing National Twenty20 Cup.

While speaking to AFP, Saeed Ajmal said:

“I am quitting all forms of cricket after the current National Twenty20 tournament. It was a highly satisfying career in which I achieved whatever goals I set for myself and helped the team win matches.”

Ajmal remodeled his bowling action in 2015 after it was called for suspect action in  2014. He failed to make a successful return to international cricket, featuring in only two matches since taking corrective measures.

He bagged 16 wickets in six matches for Faisalabad, the team he captained in the recently-concluded Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, at an average of 31.06.

Earlier on Saturday, He was named the spin bowling coach of Islamabad United for the upcoming season of the Pakistan Super League.

In 35 Tests, Saeed Ajmal bagged 178 wickets, his record in limited-overs was impressive, in 113 ODIs, he took 184 wickets at an average of 22.72 and in 64 T20Is, he picked 85 wickets.

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