West Indies wicketkeeper surprised by retiring from international cricket, got a chance in the series against England
WI vs ENG: West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman Shane Dowrich has announced his retirement from international cricket. Shane Dowrich has shocked the cricket world by suddenly retiring. Dowrich was recently included in the Caribbean team for the series against England. Dowrich represented the West Indies in 35 test matches. Dowrich made his Test debut in 2015.
West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman Shane Dowrich has surprised the cricket world by announcing his retirement from international cricket. Dowrich was selected in the Caribbean squad for the ODI series against England but withdrew his name. Cricket West Indies announced the retirement of Shane Dowrich on Thursday.
Shane Dowrich was included in the West Indies squad this month. He played his last Test three years ago while his last ODI was four years ago. Dowrich made his Test debut in 2015 against Australia and represented the country in 35 Tests. Dowrich played the only ODI in 2019.
Shane Dowrich was selected in the Caribbean squad for the upcoming ODI series against England. But he decided to withdraw his name and retire from international cricket. Dowrich played his last match against New Zealand in December 2020.
32-year-old Dowrich scored 1570 runs in 35 Tests and his best score is 125 not out against Sri Lanka. As a wicketkeeper, he took 85 catches and five stumpings.
Cricket West Indies Director of Cricket Miles Bascombe said, “We thank Shane for his contribution to the West Indies. Those disciplined, hard-working cricketers who always try to give their best behind the stumps.”
“He had a memorable series in 2019, where he scored a brilliant Test century in Barbados, with the help of which we were able to defeat England and win the Wisden Trophy. We respect his decision to retire and believe that it is not an easy decision to make. We wish him all the best as he moves away from international cricket.