England hitter Jos Buttler has expressed disappointment after South African wicket keeper Quinton de Kock announced his retirement from try-out cricket.
De Kock announced his retirement from Test Cricket on Thursday with immediate effect. Cricket South Africa (CSA) said De Kock spoke about his intention to spend more time with his growing family at the moment and the reason for his relatively early retirement from the format.
The wicket beater and his wife, Sasha, anticipate the impending birth of their firstborn in the coming days.
âThis is Quinton’s personal situation, but as a fan of cricket and a huge fan of him, I’m disappointed that he’s at this point. I love watching him beat, keep wickets and play Test cricket. . He will be missed by the cricket world. In this format. But I guess I congratulate him for making a decision that is right for him, “said Jos Buttler, as reported by ESPNcricinfo.
Regarding the catches dropped during the third Ashes Test in Melbourne, Buttler said it was one of the worst feelings.
âIt’s a very lonely place to let go. It’s one of the worst feelings in cricket, letting your friends down. It doesn’t just hurt you, it hurts the whole team. You definitely have to be able to be able to do it. to be really strong with your character to try to get over that. Especially when you’re a wicket-keeper there’s nowhere to hide, “Buttler said.
Buttler further stated that he still wants to play in the Test format, even after an abysmal spectacle in the Ashes.
âThat’s definitely my ambition. I don’t think I would have put in as much as I did if it wasn’t. I have fantastic family support – they support me and my career a lot. and sacrifice a lot for that. It’s one thing that gives you a lot of motivation and motivation to try to make everything worth it. It has certainly kept my motivation and ambition to try and play. ” , Buttler said.
Australia have already retained the Ashes after taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-game series. The fourth test will begin on January 5.
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