Legend Of T20 Cricket Is All Set To Retire After T20 World Cup 2024

With every passing day, the T20 World Cup is inching closer, and all the teams are busy preparing their best squads for the mega showpiece event that is going to be held in the United States and the West Indies this year.

Before this World Cup, both Australia and the West Indies are set to face each other in a Twenty20 series starting in Hobart on February 9. However, ahead of the start of the series, one of the best all-rounders in Twenty20 cricket gave hints about his retirement.

Ahead of the West Indies opening encounter against Australia, Russell said that he is going to retire from international cricket after the Twenty20 World Cup scheduled in the West Indies and USA gets over.

However, he will always be ready to come out of retirement if the West Indies need him in the future.

It was not very long ago that Russell made his comeback in the T-20 set-up for the West Indies.

He was part of the West Indies squad that defeated England 3-2 in December 2023. Before this, Russell had last played for the West Indies in the 2021 World Cup.

Russell has played 72 t 20, 56 odis and a solitary test match for the West Indies. Russell has scored 846 runs in t20 and 1034 runs in the ODI format of the game.

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With the West Indies being the co-host nation, they will try to recreate their dominance in the shortest format of the game.

They are one of the
successful teams, winning the cups in 2012 and 2016 under the leadership of Darren Sammy, who is currently in the coaching setup of the West Indies.

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