This Australian retired before the T20 World Cup and had sixes released by Shaheen Afridi

Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade has suddenly announced his retirement. However, Wade has just said goodbye to red ball cricket. This means he will continue to play limited overs cricket for Australia. Furthermore, he will also be seen playing in IPL.

36-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade has bid farewell to first-class cricket. Now he will never play Test cricket for Australia again. Wade played 36 Tests for Australia. This player played 165 first-class cricket matches. During this period, Wade scored around 10,000 runs.

Wade has said goodbye to red-ball cricket but will continue to play white-ball cricket. Matthew Wade could be Australia’s wicketkeeper in the 2024 T20 World Cup to be played in June this year. He won the lost match for Australia by defeating Shaheen Afridi in the 2021 T20 World Cup. Wade is part of the Gujarat Titans team in the IPL.

Matthew Wade said in his statement: “First and foremost, I would like to thank my family, my wife and my children for the sacrifices they have made throughout my cricket career, having represented Australia and the world as a red-ball cricketer.” I really enjoyed the challenges that the game presented in the longer format. Although I will continue to play white-ball cricket, wearing the wide green while playing for my country has been the highlight of my career.”

Wade scored 1613 runs in 36 Tests for Australia at an average of around 30. During this period, he made four centuries and five half-centuries from his bat. While Wade has 9183 runs to his name in 165 first-class cricket matches, an average of 41. During this period, 19 centuries and 54 half-centuries came from his bat. Wade took 442 catches and 21 stumpings in first-class cricket.

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