Shoib Malik retires from Test Cricket.


Pakistan all-rounder and former captain Shoaib Malik, has announced that the current Test match against England at Sharjah will be his last.

In a shock announcement at the close of the third day's play, an emotional Malik, who is now 33 years old said that the "time was right" to move on,

This decision was taken, after he had played only 3 matches since his 5 year exile from the Test team.

At the age of 33, and having earned his recall to the Test team on the strength of his recent one-day performances, Malik's one remaining ambition is to earn selection for the 2019 World Cup in England.