Lendl Simmons Retires From International Cricket

Lendl Simmons Retires From International Cricket

Lendl Simmons, a batsman for the West Indies, has retired from international cricket. Lendl Simmons, a right-handed batter, announced his retirement from international cricket via an Instagram post from his business account.

Earlier on Friday, he submitted a letter to the West Indies Cricket Board announcing his retirement (July 15). Even after his departure from international cricket, he will continue to play local and franchise cricket.

Simmons’ international cricket career covers sixteen years. Simmons made his international debut in 2006 with an ODI against Pakistan. Simmons has participated in 68 games of this kind. 1958 is the year that his collection of two centuries and sixteen half-centuries runs.

The most discussed career is in T20 cricket. Simmons was in great demand in franchise cricket throughout the world because to his propensity to play damaging innings. He was also a member of the Mumbai side that won the Indian Premier League title in 2015 and 2017. Simmons scored 1079 runs for Mumbai in 29 innings.

Simmons is also successful in the West Indies’ own franchise league, the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). He has scored the most runs in CPL history (1629 in 91 innings).

Simmons has participated in 68 international matches in this style. Where Simmons scored 1527 runs over the course of 9 half-centuries. Simmons’ career in white cricket is more simpler than in the other two formats of international cricket. His Test career lasted only eight matches. Scored 278 without any fifty-plus scores.

In the 2016 T20 World Cup, his innings of 82 off 51 balls against India was one of the finest of his international career. He overcame India single-handedly and advanced the West Indies to the championship match.

By beating England in the final, West Indies became the first side to win the T20 World Cup for a second time. Yesterday, another wicketkeeper from the West Indies, Dinesh Ramdin, announced his retirement from international cricket.