Mushfiqur Rahim announces his retirement from T20 international cricket. Mushfiqur Rahim Bangladesh wicketkeeper announced his retirement on 4th September. The decision came after Bangladesh faced defeat in Asia Cup 2022 match against Sri Lanka. He announced retirement from the short-format game, and he would continue to play one-day international and test cricket.
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In the previous Asia Cup 2022 match against Sri Lanka, Rahim dropped a catch of Kusal Mendis which became a game-changer for both teams. Sri Lanka qualified for the Super Four stage and Bangladesh was out of the Asia Cup 2022. He is one of the most senior players in Bangladesh and has played 102 innings and scored more than 1,500 runs in T20 matches. He has played 82 test innings and scored 5,235 runs and in 236 ODI’s he scored 6,774 runs. He is also the second player from Bangladesh to retire this year after Tamim Iqbal.
About Mushfiqur Rahim
Mushfiqur Rahim was the former captain and vice-captain of the Bangladesh national cricket team. He was one of the most successful captains of Bangladesh in Test Cricket. He is the highest individual scorer for Bangladesh in Test cricket. He is the first and only wicketkeeper-Batsman in the history of Test cricket to score two doubles hundreds. He is the only Bangladeshi Batsman to score three double-hundreds in Tests and the only Bangladeshi player to win 150 international matches.