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Matthew Wade Retirement News: Australia's wicketkeeper batsman Matthew Wade has suddenly announced his retirement. However, Wade has just said goodbye to red ball cricket. That means he will continue playing limited overs cricket for Australia. Apart from this, he will also be seen playing in IPL.

36 year old wicketkeeper batsman Matthew Wade has said goodbye to first class cricket. Now he will never play Test cricket for Australia. Wade played 36 tests for Australia. This player played 165 matches of first class cricket. During this period Wade scored approximately 10 thousand runs.

Wade has said goodbye to red ball cricket, but he will continue to play white ball cricket. Matthew Wade can be Australia's wicketkeeper in the 2024 T20 World Cup to be played in June this year. He won the lost game for Australia by defeating Shaheen Afridi in the 2021 T20 World Cup. Wade is a part of Gujarat Titans team in IPL.

What did Matthew Wade say?

Matthew Wade said in his statement, “First of all I would like to thank my family, my wife and children for the sacrifices they have made during my cricket career, as I have represented Australia and the world as a red ball cricketer. Travelled. I have thoroughly enjoyed the challenges that the longer format game provides. Although I will continue to play white-ball cricket, wearing the baggy green while playing for my country has been the highlight of my career.”

Matthew Wade's career was like this

Wade scored 1613 runs for Australia in 36 tests at an average of around 30. During this period, four centuries and five half-centuries came from his bat. Whereas in 165 matches of first class cricket, Wade has 9183 runs in his name at an average of 41. During this period, 19 centuries and 54 half-centuries came from his bat. Wade took 442 catches and 21 stumpings in first-class cricket.

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