South African Batter Tierneys de Bruyn Retires From International Cricket
The South African middle-order batsman Tierneys de Bruyn retires from international cricket at the age of 30. He announced his retirement from international cricket on Thursday. De Bruyn made his debut for South Africa in 2017. He played 13 Tests and two T20Is for the team
Tierneys de Bruyn suddenly said goodbye to international cricket. De Bruyn played for Pretoria Capitals in the recently concluded SA20. He was the joint second-highest scorer of the team with 238 runs. Speaking about his retirement from the national team today, he said that he has taken this decision to focus on the ‘next chapter’ of his life.
Tierneys de Bruyn added, ‘I have had the opportunity to represent my country at the highest level of cricket and this is the proudest moment of my career. It was like living my childhood dreams, sharing dressing rooms with my heroes, and playing cricket at world-famous grounds. I have no end of gratitude for the opportunities I got through this game.’
On his retirement, the batsman said, ‘Looking back at all that I have achieved, it is time to say goodbye to international cricket and focus on the next chapter. His century in 25 Test innings in a Proteas jersey came against Sri Lanka in Colombo in 2018. Total runs 468 in white clothes. He played in 2 T20 matches. He scored 26 runs in these two matches.