England off-spinner Danielle Hazell has retired from world cricket.
She took 146 wickets in 141 England appearances across all formats, taking half in in two Ashes-winning sides and the victorious 2017 World Cup squad, even supposing she did no longer play in the final.
The 30-one year-inclined says her “body is telling her to transfer on”, after almost a decade taking half in at the finest stage.
“I feel 100% ecstatic with my decision to transfer on from taking half in world cricket,” Hazell outlined.
“Taking half in world cricket for nine years can dangle an cease on you both mentally and bodily.
“I owe lots to the game and I would now dangle to present some of my time and vitality reduction into the game.
“There were some fantastic highlights – some if truth be told particular moments – but the memory that stands out basically the most to me is the reduction-to-reduction Ashes victories across 2013 and 2014.”
Before making her debut, Durham-born Hazell turned into as soon as also in the England squad which won the inaugural Females’s World Twenty20 on dwelling soil in the summer of 2009.
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England coach Rate Robinson stated: “Dani can justifiably be if truth be told pleased alongside with her world profession. She has been one among the finest off-spinners in the sphere but it would possibly probably no longer simplest be her cricketing capacity that we can omit – we are going to omit her management qualities and her character.
“We all need her your entire most productive as she enters the following chapter of her lifestyles.”
Hazell, who twice stood in as England captain as a consequence of injuries and turned into as soon as at one time the finest-ranked female T20 bowler in the sphere, has also featured for Yorkshire Diamonds and Lancashire Yelp in the Wide League, and for Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers in Australia’s Females’s Wide Bash League.