DUBAI – Pakistan’s star all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez on Tuesday announced he will retire from Test cricket after the ongoing match against New Zealand at Abu Dhabi.
The 38-year-old made a comeback to the Test side against Australia in October and since his hundred on return, he has accumulated 66 runs in his last seven innings.
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“I feel time is up,” said Hafeez. “I am announcing my retirement and feel happy that I worked hard in my career.”
The Sargodha-born cricketer has informed the selectors that he wants to focus on his limited-overs career.
Hafeez played 54 Test matches and made 3,644 runs with an average of 38.35. He has 10 centuries and 12 half-centuries under his belt.