Wellington: New Zealand’s legendary female cricketer Amy Satterthwaite has announced her retirement from international cricket. This 35-year-old star player has played the most matches for his team. Amy has announced her retirement on Thursday (May 26). This has also been confirmed by the New Zealand Cricket Board (NZC).
Actually, the New Zealand Cricket Board recently released the Central Contract List for the 2022-23 season. Amy Satterthwaite did not get the offer in this. In such a situation, he decided to say goodbye to international cricket.
Equals Sachin in this record
Satterthwaite, who debuted in international cricket since July 2007, said goodbye to cricket after a career spanning nearly 15 years. He has made many big records in his career. Satterthwaite is also the first female cricketer to score 4 consecutive centuries in ODI Women’s One Day Cricket. She is also the only female cricketer to have played the most consecutive 91 innings in international matches without getting out on zero.
Overall, Saterthwaite has equaled Sachin Tendulkar in this matter. In fact, the record of playing the most consecutive 119 innings in international cricket without getting out on zero is in the name of England’s David Gower. The second name is of former West Indies player Richie Richardson, who played 96 innings. Sachin and Amy are jointly at number three, having played 91 innings.
Satterthwaite’s all-round performance in cricket
Satterthwaite played 145 ODIs and 111 T20 matches in his career. During this he scored 4639 runs in ODIs and 1784 runs in T20 cricket. Amy could not play Test matches in her career. He has scored 7 centuries in ODIs. Couldn’t score a single century in T20. Saterthwaite also showed excellence in spin bowling. He took 50 wickets in ODIs and 26 wickets in T20Is.