TOP 5 CRICKETERS TO RETIRE AFTER THE 2019 CRICKET WORLD CUP

Anything which once started has to come to an end some day by law of nature. In the arena of cricket all it starts from the debut match and ends the when he finally hangs up his boots from the game. There have been many speculations of many stars of the cricketing world to end their decorated careers after the forthcoming 2019 World Cup. 
 
 
So lets check out some of the some of the stars who are set to or expected to retire after the 2019 World Cup to be held in England and Wales; the motherland of the Gentlemen’s Game.
 
Lasith Malinga
 
Lasith Malinga
Lasith Malinga
No doubt one of the greatest in seamers in the shorter formats of the game, but has not been able to make the Sri Lankan selectors make him their first choice. Injuries and decreasing wicket taking abilities has made out more woes for him. There are chances of the selectors bringing him in as he brings along a huge amount of experience for much a great platform of cricket. There are very chances of him hanging his boots after the tournament ends.
 
Shoaib Mallick
 
Shoaid Mallick
Shoaid Mallick
 
This 36 year veteran Pakistani batsman has been one of the most consistent performers of the team. His contribution in white ball cricket has been the best by anyone of the generation. He is set to set to call it over after the 2019 World Cup most probably. This will create a big vacuum in the Pakistani batting line up.
 
MS Dhoni
 
MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni
The biggest name in the Indian cricket today. With his fitness and the batting abilities seen in the Indian Premier league he is well bale to continue for more couple of years. Definitely he will be the man who will be approached by Virat whenever in trouble but he might stop his course after the 2019 World Cup to make ways for the younger talents to come in and take over the baton.  This make an hollow space in the team as a great leader and wicketkeeper batsman parts his ways off the game.
 
 
Dale Steyn
 
Dale Steyn
Dale Steyn
 
One of the best seamers South Africa has ever produced. He has out of the team most of the time these days mostly due to injuries. He also hasn’t been successful in the past few ODIs. With likes of Kagiso Rabada, Morris and Ngidi coming in it has been tough for Steyn to make a place in the team. He might call it off after the 2019 World Cup.
 
Chris Gayle
 
Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle

The left West Indian is one of the most feared batsmen in the shorter formats of the game. But as his more favourite for the T20 format he might bid adieu to the 50 per side format to concentrate for the shortest format in different leagues as well. The fortune of the West Indians this World Cup also depends a lot on his form.

 

Tanmaya Nanda

About the author

A cricket fanatic; Tanmaya Nanda is a BSc Botany (hons) student. Right from his childhood he had a great interest in writing and being a cricket fan. He has now started to write articles about cricket. He is also the co-founder of CRICK ACADEMY and one of the contributors for the blog.

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