“Yesterday (Friday) at training I told by Sydney Sixers teammates that I’ll be retiring from playing at the end of the BBL season,” the pace-bowling all-rounder, who will flip 40 in Might this yr, posted on Twitter on Saturday.
Christian has amassed 5809 runs and bagged 280 wickets from 405 T20s for 18 totally different groups, together with at worldwide degree and in seven separate competitions.
He additionally has performed 23 T20Is and 20 ODIs for Australia.
Sixers have 4 extra matches and are assured two photographs at reaching the BBL closing, having completed within the prime two of the common season.
“Sydney Smash tonight, followed by our last round game against the Hurricanes, and then the finals,” stated the BBL veteran, who stays the one participant to have scored greater than 2000 runs and brought greater than 90 wickets, with a report 133 video games to his title.
He was additionally instrumental in Melbourne Renegades’ solely title success in 2019. With Sixers, he received the 2020-21 title to make it 9 titles since 2010.
“Hopefully we can go all the way again this season, but regardless, it’s been a great run. I’ve achieved things and made some memories that I could only have dreamt of as a kid,” Christian stated.
“I’m looking forward to now having the time to catch up with you all and not having to use the excuse ‘sorry, I’ve got cricket’,” he added.