England Pacer Harry Gurney Retires, Says Playing For England, In IPL “Exceeded My Wildest Dreams” | Cricket News

England Pacer Harry Gurney Retires, Says Playing For England, In IPL

England seamer and former Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Harry Gurney introduced his retirement from cricket after taking 614 all-format wickets throughout his profession within the skilled recreation. The Nottinghamshire pacer bowed out because of the shoulder damage that noticed him miss the membership’s 2020 T20 Blast marketing campaign. “The time has arrived for me to hang up my boots. After trying to recover from the recent injury to my shoulder, I am truly disappointed to have to end my playing career as a result of it,” Gurney captioned a submit on Instagram to announce his retirement.

“From the first time I picked up a cricket ball at the age of ten, I was completely obsessed. Cricket has been my life for 24 years and has taken me on an incredible journey that I will cherish forever.

Playing for England, within the IPL and successful eight trophies at dwelling and overseas together with the Blast, Big Bash and CPL has exceeded my wildest desires.

“I always prepared for leaving cricket and I have discovered a new path in business that gives me the same excitement that I felt when I discovered the game all those years ago,” he added.

“That is a path I will now go down with immediate effect, as I have found this injury recovery too much of a mountain to climb,” he wrote within the Instagram submit.

“There have been so many big influences on my career; Dan Christian, Mick Newell, Andrew Macdonald, Wayne Noon, Andy Pick, Pete Moores and Tom Harwood to name just a few.


“I’ve had an unbelievable time, on and off the sector, sharing a pitch and a dressing room with teammates who’ve develop into associates for all times.

“But to my family, and particularly my dad, John, I owe the biggest thanks. He has been an unwavering support from my first ball to my last. Making him and my entire family proud, has been by far my biggest source of joy,” the pacer added.

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