New Zealand quick Hamish Bennett Retire from All Form of Cricket

Hamish Bennett

New Zealand Fast Bowler Hamish Bennett has called the retirement. Bennett who played total of 31 appearance from the Black caps side in all the three format and most recently he played against Bangladesh in T20 Games on last september.

Bennett was pick for the 2011 cricket world cup but sideline in the lineup due to lower back injury While the injury may have curtailed his New Zealand career, he remained a key member of Canterbury and Wellington sides, the latter being the domestic side he switched to in 2016.

“When I started out as a young kid bowling in the nets in Timaru, I never dreamed I would have gone on to enjoy the career that I’ve had,” Bennett said.

“From Old Boys Timaru Cricket Club, who got me involved in cricket at the start, Timaru Boys’ High School, South Canterbury Cricket, Canterbury Cricket, Cricket Wellington, and New Zealand Cricket, as well as all the other great clubs I’ve played for down the years, they’ve all played a role in helping me achieve my cricket dream.

“I’ve been so fortunate to work and play alongside so many great players, captains and coaches and I’d like to thank every one of them for their support over the years. It’s been an honour to represent my family and my country for New Zealand and those memories and experiences will be ones that I cherish and tell stories about for the rest of my life.”

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