Duminy, who is now part of the ODI series being played in his home country against the visiting Sri Lanka team, will get a final chance to walk out to Newlands, his home ground, when the two teams lock horns in the 5th ODI of the bilateral series on Saturday. The two sides lock horns for the fifth and final ODI at Newlands Cricket Ground, Capetown on Saturday.
South African all-rounder JP Duminy has announced that he will call time on his ODI career after the 2019 World Cup that begins on May 30 in England.This will be Duminy's third appearance in the World Cup after 2011 and 2015.Duminy, who announced his retirement from Test and first-class cricket in 2017 to focus on his white-ball cricket, feels "the time is right" to close the chapter of his worldwide career.
Duminy, who announced his retirement from Test and first class cricket in 2017, said "the time is right" to close this chapter of his global career.
Saturday's match will be a fitting farewell for a respected and admired servant of the game in front of the avid local fans and at a place he calls home.
In a series of tweets by Cricket South Africa, Duminy said "The last few months on the sidelines have given me an opportunity to re-assess my career going forward and to plot some goals I'd like to achieve in the future".
"While a decision like this is never easy, I also feel that it is the right time for me to pass on the baton".
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