Stephan Myburgh Retirement: Veteran Netherlands batsman Stefan Myberg has said goodbye to international cricket. The team’s opener, who played a brilliant innings against South Africa in the last match of the T20 World Cup 2022, informed about his retirement by writing an emotional post on his Instagram account.
Myberg, 38, wrote in his post, ‘I am blessed to have made my first-class debut 17 seasons ago and my international debut 12 seasons ago. Never even in my dreams did I think that I would end my career with a win against South Africa in the World Cup. But also expressed grief. He said that my blood will always be green.
In his post, Mayberg thanked his well-wishers as well as friends and family. Apart from this, he also thanked Netherlands Cricket. With this he wrote that he is desperate to meet his daughters.
Talking about Mayberg, he contributed 37 runs in 30 balls in the surprising victory against South Africa in the Super 12 stage. In this match played in Adelaide, Mayberg shared an important partnership of 58 runs for the first wicket with Max O’Dowd.
Taking a look at Mayberg’s career, he made his international debut in 2011. He then played 22 ODIs and 45 T20Is for the Netherlands. He retired from ODIs earlier this year and played his last match against New Zealand. Mayberg has scored 527 runs in 22 ODIs at an average of 26.35 while he has 915 runs to his name in T20Is. He was also the third highest scorer in T20 for the Netherlands.
The Netherlands team qualified for the Super 12 stage by defeating Namibia and UAE in Round 1. She then finished fourth in Group 2 in the Super 12 stage with two wins and four points from 5 matches and also qualified for the 2024 T20 World Cup.
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