Shaun Williams Withdraws Retirement and Continues to play for Zimbabwe
Ahead of Zimbabwe’s limited-overs series against Ireland, news of Shaun Williams’ retirement came up for discussion. Williams wrote a letter to Zimbabwe Cricket informing him that he was retiring from international cricket. This time the decision has been changed by Test captain Shaun Williams as he withdraws from retirement. All-rounder Shaun Williams will continue playing in Zimbabwe’s jersey.
The Sunday News reports that Shawn Williams has withdrawn his decision to retire. The Zimbabwe Cricket Board (ZC) wants to stay on the central contract, which has 10 months left.
Williams’ decision to retire came as a surprise before the limited-overs series against Ireland. Shaun Williams, who has played 14 Tests, 137 ODIs, and 46 T20Is for Zimbabwe, has suddenly announced that he will retire from international cricket after Ireland and Scotland series.
Zimbabwe Test captain Shaun Williams to say goodbye to cricket out of pride with the country’s cricket board and coach Lalchand Rajput. Dissatisfied Williams now, has accepted everything. Changed his decision to retire. Has decided to withdraw the retirement letter sent to the ZC officials.
However, the results of the Zimbabwe team have not been satisfactory since coach Lalchand Rajput took over. Zimbabwe has won just two of their last ten Tests. Even in the short format, good results did not come. His contract expires at the end of September and the ZC coach is moving towards a change.