Pakistani wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal announces retirement from all forms of cricket

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Recently Pakistan's wicket-keeper batsman Kamran Akmal announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

An overview of the news:

  • Kamran Akmal decided to retire after being made a part of the national selection committee by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

  • Akmal was recently appointed as the batting consultant for the Babar Azam-led side Peshawar Zalmi for the upcoming edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

International career:

  • Akmal made his Test match debut against Zimbabwe in November 2002 and he also made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe in November 2002.

  • Akmal featured in 53 Tests, 157 ODIs and 58 T20 Internationals for Pakistan.

  • In Test matches, he has 2648 runs at an average of 30.79, including six centuries and 12 half-centuries.

  • He has scored 3236 runs in ODIs at an average of 26.1 including five centuries and 10 half-centuries.

  • He has 987 runs in T20 at a strike rate of 119.64.

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