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‘All good issues come to an finish’: Imran Farhat retires from cricket

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  • Imran Farhat scored 2,400 runs in 40 Take a look at matches
  • His profession lasted 24 years throughout which he performed 58 ODI matches for Pakistan
  • Farhat scored greater than 15,000 runs for Pakistan in First-Class cricket

Former Pakistan opening batsman Imran Farhat introduced on Tuesday that he had retired from all types of skilled cricket, taking part in his final match as a cricketer within the home circuit. 

Taking to Twitter, the left-handed batsman thanked everybody for his or her prayers and needs, saying that “all good things in life come to an end”. 

In an emotional tweet, Farhat narrated how excited he was precisely 26 years in the past on today when he obtained to don the inexperienced shirt for the primary time as a member of Pakistan’s Below-19 squad. 

“Today I played last match as a professional cricketer. All good things in life come to an end, I have really enjoyed this journey and I specially want to thank everyone who has supported,” he tweeted. 

The 38-year-old, who hails from Lahore, has performed for quite a lot of groups other than Pakistan, which embody Biman Bangladesh, Habib Financial institution Restricted, ICL Pakistan XI, Lahore, Lahore Badshahs, Lahore Eagles, Lahore Lions and the Pakistan Reserves. 

He performed 40 Take a look at matches for Pakistan, scoring 2,400 runs which included three 100s and fourteen 50s, averaging 32.00. 

He scored 1,719 runs from a complete of 58 ODIs, scoring a single century and 13 half-centuries, averaging 32.69. 

Farhat scored greater than 15,000 runs in 230 First-Class matches the place he scored 38 centuries and 17 half-centuries. 

Talking about his retirement, he stated: “It is certainly an emotional moment for me to retire from the game which I have loved and have been passionate about since childhood. It has been an honour for me to don Pakistan colours, something which every youngster in this country dream about. There have been highs and lows in my career, which is natural, but the fact that I got to get on the field for almost two and a half decades is something I will cherish forever.”

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