Petersen retires from international cricket

CAPE TOWN: South African Test opening batsman Alviro Petersen announced his retirement from international cricket after the third Test against the West Indies on Tuesday.

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Petersen, 34, scored 2093 runs in 36 Tests at an average of 34.88.

He hit five centuries and eight half-centuries, with a highest score of 182 against England in Leeds in 2012. He also played in 21 one-day internationals and two Twenty20 internationals.

He said he would continue to play franchise cricket in South Africa and county cricket in England. -AFP

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Petersen retires from international cricket

by Zohaib Kazmi