Left-arm bowler Sohail Tanvir, known for his unorthodox bowling action, announced his retirement from international cricket on Monday.
Sohail, who represented Pakistan in two Tests, 62 ODIs and 57 T20Is, announced his retirement from international cricket on Twitter.
“Announcement: I am retiring from all formats of international cricket and will continue to play domestic and franchise cricket for the time being. Thanks to PCB for giving me the opportunity to play for my country,” he wrote.
Announcement: I am retiring from all formats of international cricket and will continue to play domestic and franchise cricket going forward. thank you @TheRealPCB For giving me a chance to play for my country??
— Sohail Tanvir (@sohailmalik614) March 6, 2023
He has taken 54 wickets in T20Is and remains a popular choice for franchise cricketers around the world. So far he has taken 389 T20 wickets in his career. The cricketer also competed for Pakistan in the team that won the 2009 T20 World Cup.
In the first season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2008, Sohail took the most wickets for Rajasthan Royals.
The left-arm bowler helped Rajasthan win their first IPL title with 22 wickets in 11 games.
Sohail played for Pakistan Super League (PSL) Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Multan Sultans and Quetta Gladiators between 2016 and 2022. In the PSL, he recently represented the Gladiators. He scored 55 goals in 61 games.