Zoom News : Dec 05, 2023, 11:00 AM
IND vs SA: Team India will start its South Africa tour with a series of 3 T20 matches. Both the teams have announced their squads for this series. Many senior players will not be seen playing in this series. At the same time, before the start of this series, the coach of a team has made a shocking revelation. The coach told that a star player of the team wanted to retire from T20 cricket. But this player was prevented from taking this big decision in view of the T20 World Cup 2024.This player had decided to retire from T20 cricketStar batsman Quinton de Kock has not been included in the T20 series played against India. South Africa's limited overs team coach Rob Walter said that Quinton de Kock has been rested from this series. Rob Walter told after the team's announcement that Quinton de Kock wanted to retire from T20 cricket along with ODI, but keeping in mind the T20 World Cup 2024, he was prevented from taking this decision. Let us tell you that Quinton had announced his retirement from ODI format even before the start of World Cup 2023. At the same time, he has already retired from Test cricket.Big revelation from South African coachCoach Rob Walter, while speaking to reporters, revealed that when he spoke to Quinney about his decision to retire after the World Cup, his plan was to retire from all formats. Then I asked him to stop doing this. He had a chance to play in the Big Bash League which clashed with the dates of the T20 series against India. We took this decision to keep them together. Let us tell you that the T20 World Cup is to be played next year and Quinton is one of the most important players of the team.Amazing performance in World Cup 2023World Cup 2023 was very memorable for Quinton de Kock. This year he played 10 matches in the tournament and scored 594 runs at an average of 59.40. He also played 4 century innings during this period. Let us tell you that Quinton de Kock has played 155 ODI matches for South Africa in his career, in which he has scored 6770 runs. Quinton had earlier retired from the Test format in the year 2021. De Kock played a total of 54 tests for South Africa. During this period he scored 3300 runs at an average of 38.82.