Harry Gurney announces retirement from cricket at the age of 34

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New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 14, 2021, 06:57 PM(IST)

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Britain and Nottinghamshire pacer Harry Gurney has announced his choice to retire at 34 years old. Harry Gurney's vocation was tormented by injuries and he was recuperating from a shoulder injury when he declared his choice to hang up his boots. 

Britain and Nottinghamshire pacer Harry Gurney has announced his choice to retire at 34 years old. Harry Gurney's vocation was tormented by injuries and he was recuperating from a shoulder injury when he declared his choice to hang up his boots. 

The left-arm pacer highlighted in 10 ODIs and 2 T20Is for England, getting 11 and three wickets. Harry Gurney tasted more achievement in his homegrown and T20 profession. Aside from winning three one-day three trophies with Nottinghamshire, he was likewise a critical figure in the team's T20 Blast win in 2017. 

He has won the Big Bash League with the Melbourne Renegades and the Caribbean Premier League with Barbados Tridents. He additionally addressed Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2019 release where he got seven wickets in eight games. Generally, he completes his vocation with 614 wickets across formats.

The 34-year-old has been powerfully fruitful in various groups and it has a great deal to do with the repertoire and the collection of varieties that this wily pacer conveys up his sleeves. 

Harry Gurney's economy in the death has been thrilling, because of his traitorous slow conveyances and destructive yorkers. He was the second-most elevated wicket-taker a year ago Natwest Blast with 22 scalps in only 12 games.

Reporting his retirement, Harry Gurney disclosed to Nottinghamshire's true site that the opportunity had arrived for him to hang up his boots. He was cited by saying:

“After trying to recover from the recent injury to my shoulder, I am truly disappointed to have to end my playing career as a result of it. From the first time I picked up a cricket ball at the age of ten, I was completely obsessed. Cricket has been my life for 24 years and has taken me on an incredible journey that I will cherish forever.”

“Playing for England, in the IPL, and winning eight trophies at home and abroad including the Blast, Big Bash and CPL has exceeded my wildest dreams. I always prepared for leaving cricket and I have discovered a new path in business that gives me the same excitement that I felt when I discovered the game all those years ago."

"That is a path I will now go down with immediate effect, as I have found this injury recovery too much of a mountain to climb," added Gurney.
The overseer of cricket of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, Mick Newell, who carried Harry Gurney to the team, depicted the left-arm seamer as a marvelous match-champion.

"Harry has been a terrific, match-winning, bowler for this club for a number of years. He's carved out a niche in limited-overs competitions in recent times and has been very successful in that at home and abroad. But his record in the First-Class game is something he can be immensely proud of as well.”

Harry Gurney featured in 103 First Class, 93 List A, and 156 T20 games, guaranteeing a sum of 614 wickets with 12 five-wicket-pulls. He likewise addressed England in 12 white-ball games ten ODIs and two T20Is claiming 14 wickets.

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