West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samules has announced retirement from all forms of the game. The right-handed player had earlier informed the West Indies cricket board in June this year according to ESPNcricinfo.
Samuels grabbed the limelight after his fine knock in the 2012 World T20 final in Colombo. His productive 78-run knock off 56 balls and figures of 1/15 with the ball helped the Windies seal a comfortable win.
Later, he also played an important role in West Indies’ winning triumph 2016.
Samuels played 71 Tests for West Indies. He scored 3917 runs, averaging 32.64 including 7 hundreds. He also picked up 41 wickets.
In ODIs, Samuels played 207 matches and notched up over 5000 runs at an average of 32.97. The off-spinner also bagged 89 wickets in the ODI format.
Apart from this, Samuels represented West Indies in 67 T20Is scoring 1611 and picking 22 wickets in total.
He also represented several T20 franchises around the world later in his career, including Pune Warriors, Delhi Daredevils in Indian Premier League (IPL), and Melbourne Renegades in Big Bash League (BBL).