Haris Rauf seen playing in Big Bash League 2024 (BBL)
Pakistan fast bowler Haris Rauf is thinking of retiring from international cricket. This news about Rauf has come from media reports. He was criticized a lot after withdrawing his name from the Australia Test series, after which discussions about his retirement intensified.
Recently, Haris Rauf revealed that he had to face a lot of criticism after being ruled out of the Test series against Australia in December 2023 and after which he thought of retiring from international cricket. He also said that he had become quite discouraged by the criticism.
Had withdrawn his name from Australia series
Let us tell you that Pakistan recently played a three-match Test series against Australia, in which it had to face a clean sweep. Haris Rauf had withdrawn his name from this series and was then seen playing in the Big Bash League (BBL), for which he was criticized a lot.
He also said that due to the criticism, he had made up his mind to retire and then later withdrew the decision after consulting friends and family.
Rauf has participated in only one test match so far
Earlier, the fast bowler had told former head coach Mickey Arthur about his workload issue during the ODI World Cup 2023 in India. He told that Due to his previous experience of injuries while playing the longest format, his body was unable to handle the heavy workload of bowling in three Test matches. Will not be able to cope.
Mickey Arthur had advised him to play the Test series against Australia, but despite this he did not play in the series. Haris played the only Test match of his career against England in December 2022, in which he got injured after bowling 13 overs.
ODI World Cup 2023 was very bad for Haris Rauf. He proved to be very expensive and could take only 16 wickets. During this period his economy was 6.74.
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