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Pakistani Malik Cricketer Shoaib announces retirement from Test Cricket

Malik Cricketer Shoaib

Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik announced his retirement from Test cricket and now will play only in the One-Day International (ODI). He made this announcement after finishing Test match against England in Sharjah, UAE after he had made a comeback in Test format after five years of gap. Cricket Career Shoaib Malik had made his ODI debut in 1999 against the West Indies and his Test debut was against Bangladesh in 2001.

In his career, Malik had played 35 Tests matches and scored 1,898 runs. It comprised of three centuries and eight half-centuries. He had taken 29 wickets in his Tests career and his best was of 4-33 against England in October 2015. His bowling action also had come under scrutiny and was banned for one-year ban from international cricket in March 2010. Malik is married to Indian tennis legend Sania Mirza since 2010.