Rawalpindi: Former Pakistan pacer Umar Gul has actually announced his choice to retire from all type of cricket.Gul validated his 20-year specialist career on Friday after Balochistan failed to receive the National T20 Cup semifinals.The 36-year-old
pacer burst into the circuit in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2002 in New Zealand by claiming 11 wickets at 12.72. The lanky pacer played 125 top-notch, 213 List-A and 167 T20 matches, in which he gathered 987 wickets. In a 237-match international profession from 2003 to 2016, Gul recorded 427 wickets.He played expert cricket in Australia, England, India and Sri Lanka, representing Western Australia, Gloucestershire, Sussex, Kolkata Knight Riders and Uva Next, respectively, while his domestic sides were HBL, Multan Sultans, North West Frontier Province (now referred to as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), PIA, Peshawar and Quetta Gladiators.
“It has in fact been an honour to represent my club, city, province and nation at many levels for 20 years. I have entirely enjoyed my cricket, which has actually taught me the worths of effort, regard, commitment and choice. Throughout this journey, I have had the satisfaction of fulfilling lots of people who have in fact helped and supported me in some method. I wish to thank all those individuals in addition to my teammates and peers for their support,” Gul specified in an official release provided by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
“I owe a big thank you to the fans who supported me throughout my journey. They have in fact been an inspiration, particularly sometimes when the going was not fantastic. Lastly, I thank my family for standing securely behind me throughout my profession and helping me to cherish my dreams of not only playing cricket however taking a trip throughout the nation and world. They have actually sacrificed a lot, while I too have missed their presence and business,” he added.Gul was the
leading wicket-taker in Pakistan’s go to the 2007 World T20 last and he was likewise the leading wicket-taker in the 2009 T20 World Cup which Pakistan handled to win.He had developed a performance history as the best yorker bowler in the T20 format.