Dwayne Smith quits international cricket

Dwayne Smith last played for West Indies in 2015 World Cup
Dwayne Smith last played for West Indies in 2015 World Cup
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West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith has announced his decision to retire from international cricket with immediate effect.

More known as a limited over specialists, Smith has featured in 105 One-Day Internationals for West Indies after making his debut in January 2004 but his last appearance for his country came way back in the 2015 World Cup two years back.

The 33-year-old has also played 33 Twenty20 Internationals and 10 Tests for the Caribbean team and was part of the 2006 Champions Trophy West Indies squad that made to the final of the tournament where they lost to the eventual winners Australia.

Apart from being part of the 2012 World T20 winning West Indies squad, Smith also represented his country in the 2007 and 2014 editions as well.

The news was confirmed by the Barbados star before the second qualifying final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) where he represented former champions Islamabad United.

Smith will continue to feature in various T20 leagues around the world which includes Caribbean Premier League, Indian Premier League, PSL and the Natwest T20 Blast as well.

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