Bangladesh wicket-keeper Mushfiqur Rahim has hung up his boots from T20I cricket. However, the 35-year-old will continue to represent the Bangla Tigers in the longer formats.
Rahim took to social media to announce the news to his fans. He revealed the reason behind his decision as he wants to focus on Test and ODI cricket.
The wicket-keeper also added that he will continue to play franchise league cricket.
The retirement news comes after Bangladesh got eliminated from the Asia Cup 2022 without winning a game.
Rahim has scored 1500 in 102 T20I matches for Bangladesh.
I would like to announce my retirement from T20 INTERNATIONALS and focus on Test and ODI formats of the game. I will be available to play franchise leagues when the opportunity arrives. Looking forward to proudly represent my nation in the two formats-MR15
— Mushfiqur Rahim (@mushfiqur15) September 4, 2022