Dan Christian is one of the most successful T20 cricketers in history. He has announced that he will retire at the conclusion of the ongoing BBL with the Sydney Sixers.
Currently, the 39-year-old Christian has played 405 T20 matches, scoring 5809 runs and taking 280 wickets.
Dan Christian, one of the most successful T20 cricketers in history, will retire at the end of BBL
“During training yesterday I was told by my Sydney Sixers teammates that I will be retiring at the end of the BBL season,” Christian posted on Twitter on Saturday morning. “Sydney Smash tonight, after our last round game against the Hurricanes, and then the final.
“Hopefully we can go all the way again this season, but regardless, it’s been a great run. I’ve accomplished some things and made some memories that I can only look forward to as a kid.” Was.”
Christian has enjoyed worldwide success over the past decade
Christian has enjoyed worldwide success over the past decade as his career has increasingly focused on T20s. Since 2010, they have won nine domestic T20 titles. Most recently in the 2020-21 BBL with the Sixers, after two years he helped the Melbourne Renegades clinch the award.
For the Renegades in 2018-19, he scored 254 runs and took 15 wickets (including being a man of the match in a low-scoring final) then scored 272 runs with a strike in 2020-21. -182.55 and claimed 15 wickets.
He had a surprise return to the ODI team
His last first-class match came in 2018, although there was a surprise return to Australia’s ODI team in 2021 when he played against the West Indies in the Caribbean, with several first-choice players, not choice players due to Covid restrictions.
He returned to T20I cricket at the same time, after a gap of four years, playing against the West Indies and Bangladesh before being named as a reserve for Australia’s 2021 T20 World Cup campaign.