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ODI retirement after World Cup - Duminy

15th March 2019, 19:39 by James Mason

South African JP Duminy has revealed he will be retiring from ODI cricket after the conclusion of the 2019 World Cup.

Duminy, who will be featuring in his third World Cup for the Proteas, has played 193 ODI's for his country, scoring 5047 runs at an average of 37.39, whilst also bagging 68 wickets.

The 34-year-old becomes the third player to announce they will be retiring from the 50-over format after the tournament, following on from West Indian opener Chris Gayle and South African spinner Imran Tahir.

Speaking about his decision, Duminy feels it is the right time for him to walk away from the ODI scene although he revealed he would still be available to play T20 and domestic cricket.

"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 was quoted as saying by bdcrictime.com.

"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."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

James Mason grew up in Northumberland so is entrenched in both the football and golf scenes. A low handicap golfer, he also follows Newcastle United and predicts big things under Rafa Benitez.

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