Friday, December 8, 2006

Damien Martyn Retires

Australian batsman Damien Martyn announced his immediate retirement from international and first class cricket on Friday. Martyn announced his retirement after being dropped from ashes squad for the 3rd test. He has made only 35 runs in the 2 ashes tests of 2006 series . He was dropped from the 2005 ashes because of poor form but with great performance in champions trophy he was selected again. He averaged 76 in 2001 ashes series.

Martyn said in a statement issued by Cricket Australia he no longer felt 100 per cent committed to the sport.

Full Name : Damien Richard Martyn
Born : 21 October 1971, Darwin, Northern Territory
Major Teams : Western Australia, Leicestershire, Australia, Nottinghamshire
Batting Style : Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style : Right Arm Medium
Test Debut : Australia Vs West Indies at Brisbane, 1st Test, 1992/93
ODI Debut :
Australia Vs West Indies at Sydney, World Series, 1992/93

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