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West Indies’ Dwayne Smith announces retirement from international cricket

Dwayne Smith, who has been playing in domestic T20 leagues across the world, is currently playing for Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). He will play for Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting next month.

cricket Updated: Mar 02, 2017 00:04 IST
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Dwayne Smith
Dwayne Smith has not played for the West Indies cricket team since the 2015 World Cup. He currently plies his trade in the various domestic T20 leagues -- playing for Guyana Amazon Warriors (in pic) in the Caribbean Premier League, Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League (IPL). (Getty Images)

Former West Indies cricket team batsman Dwayne Smith, who is currently playing forIslamabad United in the Pakistan Super League, has announced his retirement from all international cricket, according to reports.

The 33-year-old Dwayne Smith confirmed the news ahead of Islamabad United’s second qualifying final matchagainst Karachi Kings in Sharjah on Wednesday.

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Smith’s international career has been over for some time. He has not played a One-Day International (ODI) or T20 International for the West Indies in two years. His last West Indies appearance came at the 2015 World Cup.

He made 1,560 runs in 105 ODIs and 582 runs in 33 T20s.

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Smith is planning to continue playing domestic T20 tournaments around the world. After his duties in the PSL for Islamabad United, he will play in the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) for Gujarat Lions.

The tenth edition of the IPL begins on April 5.