Australia fast bowler announces retirement from international cricket ahead of Ashes series

Australia fast bowler announces retirement from international cricket ahead of Ashes series

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Category : National Published on: October 21 2021

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  • James Pattinson, an Australian fast bowler, has declared his retirement from international cricket ahead of the Ashes series.
  • The 31-year-old Victorian, who made his Test debut as a tearaway right armer, has decided to retire from international cricket in order to devote more time to his family, playing for his state, and mentoring the next generation of fast bowlers.
  • Between 2011 and 2015, Pattinson played in 15 one-day internationals and four T20 internationals, and he will continue to play domestic cricket.

Important facts 

About Australia national cricket team

  • Test captain: Tim Paine
  • One Day captain: Aaron Finch
  • T20I captain: Aaron Finch
  • Coach: Justin Langer
  • First Test: Australia vs England (March 1877)
  • First ODI: Australia vs England (Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne; 5 January 1971)
  • First T20I: Australia vs New Zealand (Eden Park, Auckland; 17 February 2005)
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