26th of July Day friday This is the day when there is a big change in the two fast bowlers' cricket career of the Indian subcontinent.
On one side Pakistan's fast bowler Mohammad Aamir is second and Sri Lanka's fast bowler Lasith Malinga.
Amir has announced his retirement from Test cricket, while Malinga has left the game right there.
Both of these names are not familiar with any introduction. Where Malinga is known for his exact yorker, the dread of Aamir's bowling in the field has been clearly visible on the batsmen.
Aamir played his first Test against Sri Lanka in 2009 at the age of 17.
He represented Pakistan in 36 Test matches and took 119 wickets at an average of 37.40.
27-year-old Aamir announced his retirement through the Pakistan Cricket Board.
After this, Aamir thanked Pakistan Cricket Board, Prime Minister and former captain Imran Khan, former cricketers Wasim Akram, Shahid Afridi, Waqar Younis and Mohammad Yusuf and their fans for always supporting their tweets.
In his video, Aamir said, "There are very few people whose dream of playing Test cricket is fulfilled. It was a matter of great honor for me that I represented Pakistan in Test cricket, I also had many good performances in Test cricket. The youngest Pakistani cricketer to take 51 wickets in 14 matches, took six wickets in Lord's, being part of the No. 1 Test team, I also got that team The Sa am who won the Test series after 26 years in the West Indies. "
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"I also made a record in Test cricket, but now I am retiring from Test cricket, you know that I have not played cricket for five years, then coming back, recovering the body, it is very difficult to train. I played cricket for three consecutive years, one day, Test and T20. My body did not get a rest, I also got injured, fitness issues came. "
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"Then I thought that you have to make that selection because day-to-day my age will increase and the career of a fast bowler is not too long. Seeing a lot of things like this I felt that the time has come to me Should select where I should focus, so now I want to focus on the white ball and that is why I am retiring from Test cricket. "
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On the retirement of Aamir, Pakistan Cricket Board's Managing Director Wasim Khan said, "In recent times, Amir has been one of the most exciting and talented fast bowlers of the left-hand side. And also returned to the ground after being stronger as a better person. His performance on the field and his personality Also missing as I'm dressing. "
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Aamir's Test career
Aamir played his last Test match against South Africa in January 2019, where he took four wickets.
During his Test career, Aamir took five wickets in the innings four times.
During this period, in 2017, his overall Test appearances in the innings of dismissing 6 players for 44 runs in the Kingston Test against the West Indies.
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The most disappointing moment of Aamir's Test career came when he was jailed in 2011 for spot-fixing with two other cricketers. After three months in prison and facing a five-year ban in cricket, Aamir once again returned to the team in January 2016.
Since then, he has bowled very well with a white ball and during this time, Pakistan also became the Champions Trophy winner in 2017.
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Lasith Malinga's cricket bye
Along with cricket, for his weird bowling action and curly hair, Lasith Malinga, playing in his last match against Bangladesh, played his last match on Friday.
Malinga's career with 30 Tests, 225 ODIs and 73 T20 matches for Sri Lanka was very great.
Malinga, who took 335 wickets in his one-day match with his exact yorker, took 101 wickets in the Test.
Malinga, who started his cricket career in 2004, has been counting the Sri Lankan team's dangerous bowlers for the past 15 years.
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Malinga is the only cricketer in the history of cricket to take four wickets in four balls in international cricket. He made this feat against South Africa in 2007.
Not only that, he is also the only cricketer to have done three times a hat-trick in ODIs. He has also done two hat-tricks in the ICC World Cup and he is the only cricketer to do so.
During his ODI career, he also made his record of taking the fastest 50 wickets (in 32 matches).
This was the match in which he hit four wickets in four balls.
However, later this record broke and this time it is the name of Ajantha Mendis, who has taken 50 wickets in 19 ODIs.
Along with bowling, Malinga will be remembered for his captaincy. He has made his team the world champion of T20. In his captaincy, the 2014 World T20 was won by Sri Lanka.
In this format he is also the bowlers taking the highest wicket (97) from Sri Lanka.
However, due to injury in 2015, he decided to quit captaincy. But in 2016 and again in 2018, they were handed over to the team again.
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