New Zealand pacer Chris Martin retires from all cricket

New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White said Chris Martin had made an outstanding contribution to the Black Caps. New Zealand paceman Chris Martin has announced his retirement from all first-class cricket with immediate effect.

updated: July 03, 2013 12:03 IST
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Wellington: New Zealand paceman Chris Martin announced his retirement Wednesday, bowing out as the third highest Test wicket-taker in Black Caps' history.

Martin played 71 Tests for New Zealand over an international career spanning more than 12 years, claiming 233 wickets at an average of 33.81.

The 38-year-old, who played his last Test in January and has fallen down the pecking order as a new generation of fast bowlers emerge, said he had enjoyed every moment with the Black Caps.

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