Former England all-rounder Tim Bresnan announced retirement from professional cricket. The 36-year-old right-arm fast bowler admitted that the choice to quit was difficult for him, but he believes that this is the right time to step down. Tim Bresnan Retires from all forms of cricket.
Bresnan also stated that he has worked really hard in his business but is now concerned that he would be unable to accomplish the lofty goals he has imposed for himself. Bresnan also stated that his passion for the game of cricket will not diminish.
“This has been an incredibly tough decision, but after returning to winter training I feel that this is the right time. I have continued to work hard throughout the off-season to prepare for my 21st professional year, but deep down I feel I can’t reach the high standards that I set myself and my teammates. The hunger and enthusiasm that I have for the game I love will never leave me, but whilst my head is willing to tackle the 2022 season, my body is not,” said Bresnan.
Former England All-rounder Tim Bresnan Retires:
How lucky I was to play with and against some of the finest cricketers: Bresnan
Tim Bresnan also stated that he would reflect back on his cricketing career with confidence and that it is an honor for him to serve Warwickshire. Bresnan continued by saying that he has been fortunate to play the game with some of the best cricketers in history.
“I will always look back at my career with immense pride and it’s been an absolute honor to represent Warwickshire, my home county and country. Growing up I never would have believed how lucky I was to play with and against some of the finest cricketers to grace the game,” concluded Bresnan.
Tim Bresnan played 23 Tests, 85 ODIs, and 34 T20Is for England. Whereas he grabbed 72 wickets in whites, Bresnan picked 109 wickets in ODIs. The pacer dismissed 24 batsmen in the T20I edition of the game.