JP Duminy Announces Retirement Just Before The ICC World Cup 2019

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JP Duminy Retires From Domestic Cricket Ahead Of ICC World Cup 2019 

JP Duminy Retires From Domestic Cricket Ahead Of ICC World Cup 2019
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The skipper of the Cape Cobras over the years Jean-Paul Duminy calls curtains on his domestic cricket ahead of the ICC World Cup 2019. JP Duminy recently announced his retirement plan from the ODI format after the ICC World Cup 2019 and now, he called curtains on his domestic cricketing career.

The head coach of Cape Cobras Ashwell Prince confirmed the news on Friday saying that JP Duminy has called it quits from the domestic cricket. Over the years, Duminy has been their top performer and the fans of the club have owned him like no other cricketer.

JP Duminy served Cape Cobras for a long time:

In his domestic career, he contributed 7,408 runs at an average of 38.78. Meanwhile, his record in T20 cricket is phenomenal, where he bagged 6,106 runs in 252 matches It made him the highest run-scorer for the Proteas in the shortest format of the game.

JP Duimny
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Duminy, who had already retired from the Test format in September 2017, after playing 46 matches in the longest format, in which has amassed 2,103 runs at an average of 32.85 with six hundred and eight fifties.

He has also featured in 193 ODIs so far for Proteas, in which he has scored 5,407 runs at an average of 37.39, in addition to claiming 68 wickets. Duminy has featured for South Africa at the World Cup in 2011 and 2015 and will play his third and final World Cup this year.

Recently, after the announcement of Imran Tahir, the flamboyant all-rounder also declared that he will be retiring from the ODI cricket when South Africa finishes their campaign in the ICC World Cup 2019. Duminy is desperate to have the honour of winning the ICC World Cup.

JP Duminy, ICC World Cup 2019
JP Duminy (Credits – Getty)

In the last few months, Duminy was knocked out from the ODI team following his poor performances. However, he has been called for the showpiece event by considering his experience.

And also, South Africa squad for ICC World Cup 2019:

Faf du Plessis (C), Aiden Markram, Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla. Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Imran Tahir. Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, JP Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius

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