Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batter Mushfiqur Rahim has declared his retirement from T20 Internationals to focus on the Test and ODI formats of the game. However, Mr. Mushfiqur said he will be available to play franchise leagues when the opportunity arrives”. The article contains Mushfiqur Rahim Retired From T20Is
He posted, “I have been grateful to have you all beside me throughout my long career. Your support has been my inspiration during my highs and lows. Today, I am announcing my retirement from T20 Internationals. I will proudly continue to represent Bangladesh in Test and ODI formats. I am hopeful that I can bring success to our nation in these two formats. I will continue to take part in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) and other franchise tournaments.”
This comes at a time when he was undergoing poor form in T20Is, notably in the ongoing Asia Cup, where he scored 1 and 4 and dropped a crucial catch during the team’s do-or-die match against Sri Lanka. Eventually, Bangladesh was knocked out of the competition. He became the second player from Bangladesh to retire from the shortest format following Mr. Tamim Iqbal’s retirement in July 2022.
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