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Australian pacer Hastings retires from Tests, ODIs

Friday - October 6, 2017 2:24 pm , Category : SPORTS
 Australian pacer Hastings retires from Tests, ODIs
Australian pacer Hastings retires from Tests, ODIs

Melbourne Oct 6 (IANS) Australian pacer John Hastings on Friday announced his retirement from Tests and One-Day Internationals (ODIs) Cricket Australia has confirmed.



The 31-year-old who played one Test for Australia will now solely concentrate on Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is).

"Trying to get back after four shoulder reconstructions four major ankle operations and a major knee operation has just worn me down " the Victorian told cricket.com.au.

"The body is just giving up and every time I try to load back to get back to four-day cricket or one-day cricket it seems as if something else goes. It was a tough decision one that wasn t made lightly but I ve decided to give the two longer formats away and focus on T20 " Hastings added.

In 2016 Hastings was the world s leading ODI pacer after picking up 29 wickets in 15 matches the equal second-most dismissals alongside South Africa s Imran Tahir and behind teammate Adam Zampa.

--IANS
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