Brendan Taylor thanks fans for support on Twitter after ‘retirement’ from Zimbabwe
Brendan Taylor took to Twitter to thank his fans and well-wishers for their heart-warming messages of support after he bid farewell to international cricket.
The 29-year-old Brendan Taylor took to Twitter to thank his fans and well-wishers for their heart-warming messages of support after he bid farewell to international cricket. He is set to sign a three-year Kolpak contract with English county cricket club Nottinghamshire which disqualifies him from playing for his home country. (ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Full coverage)
Thank you for all your overwhelming messages of support yesterday. I'm truly touched by it all. I'm gonna miss it.
— Brendan Taylor (@BrendanTaylor86) March 15, 2015
The wicket-keeper batsman struck his second World Cup hundred against defending champions India on Saturday in Auckland, the first coming in the previous game against Ireland. The 110-ball 138 included 15 fours and six maximums but India got the better of Zimbabwe by six wickets. It was his eight and the last One-Day International (ODI) century for Zimbabwe. (READ: India vs Zimbabwe, Pool B match in Auckland in caricatures)
Sadly after 11 years I have decided to retire from ZC.My heart will always be close to my team mates and country.Thank you for your support!
— Brendan Taylor (@BrendanTaylor86) March 12, 2015
One of the finest batsmen to have represented Zimbabwe, Taylor leaves behind a legacy of becoming the sixth most-capped player and fourth-highest ODI run-scorer (5258 runs) for his country.