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BREAKING NEWS: Lendl Simmons Announces Retires From International Cricket

Another West Indian player stepped down after Dinesh Ramdin announced his retirement from international cricket. Lendl Simmons has retired from his Instagram account. The 37-year-old last appeared for the national team in the T20 World Cup against South Africa last year.

Lendal Simmons comes from a cricketing family as the son-in-law of former West Indian cricketer and cricket coach Phil Simmons. The right-hander debuted his national team in a one-day international against Pakistan in Faisalabad in 2006. Simmons made his T20 debut against England in 2007 and his Test debut in 2009.


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He was a member of the five-time IPL champion Mumbai Indians and played a crucial role in their 2015 tournament victory. During the tournament, he scored 540 runs at an average of 45. In his 16-year career, Simmons played only eight Tests, 68 ODIs, and 68 T20Is. Simmons scored 278 runs in eight Tests, 1958 runs in 68 ODIs, including two centuries and 16 half-centuries, and 1527 runs in 68 T20Is, including nine half-centuries.

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Lendl Simmons captained the team in the 2016 T20 World Cup semi-final defeat to hosts India. India set the Caribbean team a target of 193 runs. India was expected to win easily, but Lendl Simmons demolished their hopes with an unbeaten 82 off 51 balls.


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