Pakistan pacer Usman Khan Shinwari has announced his retirement from red-ball cricket to prolong his career.
The pacer made the announcement on Twitter, stating that his doctor and physio have advised him to hang up the boots.
Thanks to @sportsphysiojav ALHAMDULILLAH I have made my comeback again from back injury and now I am absolutely fit but due to my Doctors and physio advises I have to leave Long format to avoid such injuries in future and prolong my Cricket career.I am Resigning from Red ball pic.twitter.com/63gy4J7RKS— Usman khan shinwari (@Usmanshinwari6) November 16, 2021
The 27-year-old only played one Test for Pakistan back in 2019 against Sri Lanka.
He has also played 17 ODIs and 16 T20Is for the Men-in-Green, where he claimed 47 wickets.
Meanwhile, the right-arm pacer played 33 First-Class games, where he claimed 96 wickets at an average of 26.84.