Adam Voges retired from international Cricket

Feb 15, 2017 16:37 IST

Australian Cricketer Adam Voges on 14 February 2017 announced his retirement from international cricket. Voges, who will lead the Prime Minister’s XI against the visiting Sri Lankans in Canberra, said that this will be his last game against the international team.

Adam Voges retired from cricket

He will continue to play for Middle sex. He had not played a single Test match since November 2016, when he suffered a concussion during Western Australia's Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania.

The 37-year-old will end his cricket career with the second highest Test average (61.87 from 31 innings) of all time behind Australian great Sir Donald Bradman. Bradman's career average is 99.94 from 52 Tests.

About Adam Voges

Adam Charles Voges has played for the Australian national team at Test, One Day International (ODI), and Twenty20 International (T20I) level. At present, he captains Western Australia and Perth Scorchers in domestic cricket.

Earlier in 2016, he was included in the 2016 ICC Test Match Team of the Year.

Details of his Cricket career

•    Test: Batted in 31 innings of 20 matches and scored 1485 runs of which 269 not out was his highest score. He also bowled in 6 innings.

•    ODI: Batted in 28 innings of 31 matches and scored 870 runs of which unbeaten 112 was his highest score. He bowled in 15 innings and took 6 wickets.

•    T20Is: Batted in 5 of 7 matches and scored 139 runs of which 51 was his highest score. He also bowled in 1 innings and took 2 wickets.

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