Cameron White retires from all forms of cricket
Former Australian shortest format Skipper Cameron White has announced his retirement from all forms of domestic and international cricket . He said he is satisfied with his cricketing career and would like to focus on coaching after the end of his playing career.
The former Australia Twenty20 captain also retired from any kind of franchise based tournaments . White will no longer play in the Big Bash League. He also said that , he will no longer be on the field as a player but he will be on the field as a coach.
White has gained more fame in limited overs cricket than the red ball. He was a member of the runners-up squad for the 2010 Twenty20 World Cup. White last played in an Australian jersey in early 2016, against England.
White made his international debut in 2005 against Australia in a match against the World XI. At one time he also became popular in franchise cricket. The 36-year-old star has played in big events like IPL.
“I’ve definitely finished up playing, that’s for sure. I had a one-year playing contract with the Strikers.I only played a handful of games with them last year and in those games I would have needed to play really well to get another deal,” White was quoted as saying in cricket.com.au.
“To be totally honest, I’m pretty content. I think my time is definitely up, I’ve had enough from a playing point of view and I’m ready to focus on coaching,” he stated.
White has played international cricket for the Australian national team for 14 long years. He has played 4 Tests, 91 ODIs and 46 T20I matches in the national team jersey.