Colin Munro announces retirement from International Cricket

Colin Munro

Mumbai: New Zealand batsman Colin Munro, who could not make it to the T20 World Cup 2024, has announced his retirement from international cricket. Munro, who has not played international cricket since 2020, had declared himself available for the World Cup.

New Zealand coach Gary Stead, while announcing the team recently, had said that Munro’s name was discussed, but the left-handed batsman could not get a place. Munro, 37, has 123 international matches to his name for New Zealand and has been playing only franchise cricket for the last four years. However, after retiring from international cricket, he will continue to play franchise cricket.

Munro of retirement said-
Munro said, “Playing international cricket for New Zealand has been the biggest achievement of my career and something I will always be proud of. I was hoping that the format of franchise cricket would bring me back into the team, but that’s not going to happen.” “I officially announce my retirement.”

Colin Munro’s international career
Munro has played one Test, 57 ODIs and 65 T20s for New Zealand and also has a century to his name in a T20 match against West Indies. He scored a half-century in 14 balls against Sri Lanka, which is a national record.


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