Cricket is a game of passion. And for the talented cricketer, their farewell match is extremely special. Scoring a century in last match is like dream coming true for the cricketer bidding farewell along with the fantasy cricket league fans.
There have been very few cricketers achieving this feat so far. For the fans who play fantasy cricket at 11wickets App this will be an interesting record to know.
Let’s take a look at some instances when a cricketer retired with a century in his last ODI innings. Read on and play daily fantasy cricket games.
Dennis Amiss – England
A fine batsman and an expert in caressing the ball through covers, Dennis Amiss was a fluent ODI batsman. He is one of the batsmen with a rare feat of hitting centuries on his debut and last match. During his last match on 6 June 1977, Amiss scored 108 against Australia at Kennington Oval.
Desmond Haynes – West Indies
The West Indies cricketer held many records previously that included most runs and maximum centuries. Desmond Haynes’ was consistent performer throughout his career. During his last match on 5 March 1994, he scored 115 against England at Queen’s Park Oval.
Klass-Jan van Noortwijk & Jan Kloppenburg – Netherlands
Noortwijk holds the record of highest individual score by a Netherland cricketer in one day international. During World Cup 2003 and his last match on 3 March 2003, he scored unbeaten 134 against Namibia at Mangaung Oval.
Another Netherland batsman, Jan Kloppenburg scored 121 runs in the same match. Kloppenburg too bid farewell to the cricket fraternity after this match.
James Marshall – New Zealand
Marshall managed to score his maiden century only in his last match. The Kiwi player scored 161 runs against Ireland on 1 July 2008 at Mannofield Park.
*Records have been compiled as on January 13, 2020
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