West Indies nice Michael Holding has introduced his retirement as a cricket commentator, reported ESPNcricinfo. Holding has been one of the influential and broadly recognised voices in cricket.
The 67-year-old has served for Sky Sports activities for over twenty years as a commentator broadcaster.
As per the stories, “Nonetheless, with age catching up and the more and more busy cricketing schedules, Holding has determined to bid goodbye to his second innings, with 2021 being his final yr within the commentary field.”
“I’m not too positive how a lot additional than 2020 I will likely be going with commentary. I can’t see myself going a lot additional down the highway at my age. I’m 66 years previous now, I’m not 36, 46, or 56,” he had stated on a BBC radio discuss present.
“I informed (Sky) that I couldn’t decide to greater than a yr at a time. If this yr will get completely destroyed, I might need to consider 2021 as a result of I am unable to simply stroll away from Sky, an organization that has accomplished a lot good for me,” he added.
Holding, who bid adieu to worldwide cricket in 1987, represented West Indies in 60 Checks and 102 ODIs and has 391 worldwide wickets underneath his identify.