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."