Sydney: Former Australia captain Cameron White announced his retirement from all formats of cricket on Friday. White, who celebrated his 37th birthday three days earlier, made his international debut for Australia in 2005 against the ICC World XI. Cameron wants to focus on a coaching career after retirement.
In his 15-year career, he played 91 ODIs, 47 T20s and 4 Test matches for Australia in his career. During this time he scored 2072 runs in 91 ODIs at an average of 33.96 and in 47 T20s, he scored 984 runs at an average of 32.80. He scored 2 centuries and 11 half-centuries in ODIs.
Whereas in international T20s, 5 fifties were scored with his bat. He got a chance to play 4 Test matches for Australia. Along with batting, White bowled improvised bowling. He took 12 wickets in ODIs, 5 in Tests and one in T20.
Last match for Australia played against England
In 2008, he played the first and last Test match of his career while touring India. He was able to score only 147 runs in 7 innings of 4 Tests. He then represented Australia in a colorful jersey. Cameron White was last seen playing for Australia in 2018.
He played his last ODI in Adelaide on the Australia tour of England. D. in Sydney in 2014 He played the last Test for Australia against Africa. White also captained the Australian team in one-day and 6 T20 matches.
Now focus on coaching career
After announcing his retirement, Cameron White said, “I definitely stopped playing.” that is for sure. I had a one-year contract with the Adelaide Strikers. I only played a few matches for them last year and I needed to do well in those matches to get a contract again.
To be honest, I am very satisfied. I feel that my time as a player is over and now I am ready to focus on coaching.