Jacques Kallis Reveals World Cup 2015 Dream was a 'Bridge Too Far'

Jacques Kallis retired from limited-overs cricket on Wednesday, bringing an end to his illustrious international career.

updated: August 18, 2014 15:18 IST
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In 328 ODIs, Kallis scored 11,579 runs at an average of 44.36, with 17 centuries and 86 fifties. He took 273 wickets at an average of 31.79

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Jacques Kallis acknowledged on Wednesday that his dream of playing in next year's Cricket World Cup was "a bridge too far". (Jacques Kallis, a master all-rounder who knew his boundaries)

Kallis, 38, scored just five runs in three innings in a recent one-day international series in Sri Lanka (Kallis retires from all formats of international cricket)

"I just knew on that tour that I was done," Kallis said in a statement. "The squad that was in Sri Lanka is an amazing one and I believe they have a good chance of bringing the trophy home in March."

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