Last Update on: September 11th, 2022 at 04:40 pm
T20 World Cup 2022 is a much-awaited ICC tournament that will enthral cricket fans all over the world towards the end of this year. T20 World Cup 2022 will be played in October-November and all the participating teams are gearing up for the tournament.
There are a few world-class players who announced their retirement from the shortest format this year. Hence, they will not be part of the T20 World Cup this year. This retirement also surprised many cricket fans. Here we talk about 3 world-class players who retired from T20Is before T20 World Cup 2022.
3 World Class Players Who Retired From T20Is Before T20 World Cup 2022
1. Kieron Pollard
Kieron Pollard is the first popular player who retired from T20Is before ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Pollard was the face of the West Indies team as he was the ODI and T20I skipper. He also led the team in the last edition of the T20 World Cup, where West Indies gave a very poor performance.
In February this year, the right-handed batsman also played his 100th T20I game. However, in April 2022, during his stint in IPL 2022, Pollard announced his retirement from international cricket. Nicholas Pooran became the new West Indies skipper in ODIs and T20Is after Pollard’s retirement.