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Shaun Marsh publicizes retirement from first-class cricket

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Shaun Marsh announces retirement from first-class cricket

Shaun Marsh has introduced his retirement from first-class cricket, ending a stellar 23-year-old profession.

The southpaw made his debut within the Sheffield Shield as a youngster in the course of the 2000-2001 season, breaking by for his maiden century in opposition to a robust New South Wales facet in 2003.

Marsh completed his profession because the third-highest run scorer for WA in Shield cricket, scoring 8347 runs, together with 20 centuries and 43 half-centuries.

The left-handed batter performed 126 occasions for Australia throughout all three codecs of the sport, tallying greater than 5,000 runs and putting 13 centuries, throughout a world profession that ran from 2008 to 2019.

Congratulations Shaun Marsh on an impressive state profession!

— (@cricketcomau) March 10, 2023

He performed 38 Test matches throughout that point, making six centuries, together with on debut in opposition to Sri Lanka.

In 2021-2022 when Marsh captained WA to its first Sheffield Shield title since 1998-99.

Marsh featured throughout WA’s Marsh One-Day Cup triumph the identical 12 months, earlier than asserting he could be stepping again from 50-over cricket shortly earlier than the 2022-23 Australian home season commenced.

Throughout his profession Marsh received two Big Bash League trophies, taking part in a starring function when the Scorchers received back-to-back titles in 2013-2014 and 2014-2015.

Marsh, who turns 40 in June, is about to fulfil his Big Bash contract with the Melbourne Renegades subsequent season.