Ireland’s Andrew Poynter announces his retirement from International cricketAndrew Poynter has announced his retirement from international cricket. Ireland’s great batsman who served as a leading player for his nation has decided to quit his eight year long itineration in this field. He has been a star player of Irish cricket team who stepped into this field in 2008. Though he played very few matches, but grabbed huge attention from public domain.

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Ireland's Andrew Poynter
Ireland’s Andrew Poynter

His performances in 19 ODI (one day international) and 19 T20 (Twenty – Twenty) cricket game harnessed his reputation and recognition in cricket world. The man with quite young family has confirmed the spending of his rest life with his dearest ones and will strive hard in dilating his business, AP sports.
Poynter appeared in helmet and gloves last in March 2016, when he team was battling against Netherlands. He was bowled out on very first ball in that match. His career in this arena has been now terminated with the declaration of his unyoking from international.

When asked about his retirement, he unveiled his opinion of enhancing his coaching career in this field and thanked all his team mates who co-operated with him cordially. His major deliberation of leaving the cricket world he said that he willed to replace himself with young upcoming cricketers who have strong desire of playing for the green jersey.

“I will miss the jersey of my nation which I first time worn in 2008. I’ll be very happy to see flourishing Irish cricket with the involvement of energetic players in the team. I’m proud of my captaincy and leadership which I think I have rendered very well throughout my tenure. Rest time after I finish with my coaching work will be spent with my family,” Andrew said.