Renowned Pakistani Cricketer Umar Gul announces his retirement after a wonderful 20-year journey. He announced his retirement from all formats of cricket previously at the start of the National T20 cup. Umar played the last match of his career on Friday while representing Balochistan against southern Punjab in the National T20 cup.
Soon after the match ended, all the players from both the teams gave him a farewell which made him emotional, the reports revealed.
Umar Gul has been regarded as one of the finest bowlers in cricket. He led Pakistan to World T20 glory back in 2009 with his unique bowling. He was also known to take lead Pakistan to finals in the world T20 2007 and in 2011 he took Pakistan to the semi-finals in the ICC world cup.
Umer Gul played 237 matches in which he took 427 wickets in total. He also represented many teams in different countries in his career, some of the teams are namely; Gloucestershire, Western Australia, Sussex, and Kolkata Knight Riders. He was also part of team Quetta in the PSL.
Many of the current and former cricket players congratulated Umar on his journey through Twitter.
Although, Umar Gul suffered many injuries which became the reason for a halt in his international career. But still his efforts for the national team are unforgettable.