Zimbabwe’s batsman Sean Williams intends to retire from international cricket after his upcoming tour of Ireland.

Published: August 26, 2021 3:46 PM |

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HARARE: Veteran Zimbabwean batsman Sean Williams intends to retire from international cricket following the team’s upcoming tour of Ireland.

According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, Williams, currently the Zimbabwe Test captain, is open to the possibility of playing limited overs cricket for Zimbabwe in the future.

According to the report, the mid-tier batsman had previously asked the Zimbabwe team management not to consider him for the next five T20Is against Ireland. Williams will be available for the ODIs series, however.

The Zimbabwean team’s tour to Ireland for three ODI games and five T20Is will begin, with the two teams facing each other in the T20Is scheduled for Aug. 27 and 29. August 1st in Clontarf and September 1st, 2nd and 4th in Bready.

In the meantime, seasoned batsman Craig Ervine will be the captain of Zimbabwe for the limited-over series in Ireland and Scotland.

“While Sean Williams is the main test skipper, Zimbabwe cricket has changed captains’ armbands in the shorter formats of the game, with Chamu Chibhabha, Brendan Taylor, Sikandar Raza and Williams taking turns leading the team in the final one-day international match (ODI) and the Twenty20 International (T201) series, “Zimbabwe said Cricket in a statement.

The T20I series kicks off in Dublin on August 27, while the ODI portion of the tour kicks off on September 8.

By there from Zimbabwe on September 15th, 17th and 19th ember to travel to three T20Is against Scotland in Edinburgh.

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