7 cricket legends that you might not see in the next World Cup (part 2)

Shoaib Malik

Cricketer Pakistan Shoaib Malik has announced his retirement from competitive cricket following his team’s last group match against Bangladesh in the ongoing tournament. Despite winning the game, Pakistan withdrew from the competition due to a lower running rate. Malik, however, did not have much of a role in this year’s World Cup edition, having only scored eight runs from three outings.

Lasith Malinga

During its heyday, Lasith Malinga was a force to compute as a bowling spearhead. Years later, exactly a decade and a half later, he remains steadfast with him and he has proven it even in this version of the World Cup. But as Sri Lanka exits the tournament this Saturday after losing to India, it also means the curtain of the illustrious career of Lasith Malinga fan favorite forever.

Ross Taylor

For veteran New Zealand critic Ross Taylor, a late-career revival has left him strongly favored for making it important after almost thirteen years of debut. Kiwi, who boasts the number of centuries most, Taylor can certainly have a few cricket years left in him but at 35, he admits that the current World Cup tournament could be the last-ditch effort. along with him in winning the coveted trophy.

Imran Tahir

Another South African player whose World Cup 2019 will be his last is Imran Tahir. Tahir also became the oldest player to ever play a World Cup for South Africa, claiming to be the tournament’s first wick in the process. However, Tahir’s retirement plan is not the result of South Africa’s run in the tournament as he made the decision to hang up his boots since early March.

But no matter how the gentlemen of this game may have entered the swan tournament, they will continue to live among cricket fans with richer contributions and richer heritage. For now, we can only keep our fingers crossed to bring out the farewell legends they deserve!