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Cricketers who might retire after 2023 ODI World Cup

10 Cricketers who are going to retire after the Cricket World Cup 2023.

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Mohammed Shami and Ben Stokes
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One of the most popular sports in the world, cricket is currently seeing the biggest festival in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023, which is being played in India. 10 best teams from around the globe are clashing for the world champion glory and the race for the semi-finals has become more stiff as the marquee event progresses.

India, the hosts, have already qualified for the semi-finals after winning their first seven matches, while Bangladesh are out of the race with just one win in as many games. There's still an ominous feeling hanging over the tournament. This funfair could be the last event for many celebrated cricketers as they reach an age where reflexes diminish and/or they don’t have much left to achieve. 

Today we take a look at a few such cricketers, who, if they decide to retire from one-day international cricket after the 2023 World Cup, their absence will be difficult to fill. 

Here are the 10 Cricketers who are going to retire after the Cricket World Cup 2023:

1. Naveen Ul Haq (Afghanistan)

Naveen ul Haq
Naveen ul Haq (Photo Source: Twitter)

The 24-year-old Afghanistan pacer Naveen Ul Haq has already announced that the ongoing ODI World Cup 2023 will be his last outing in the ODI format. Naveen, who made his international debut in 2016, has represented Afghanistan in 13 ODIs till now and has 20 wickets to his name with a best of 4/42. 

In the ongoing CWC 2023, Naveen has picked 6 wickets with a best of 2/48 against New Zealand, in Chennai. He had also taken 2/52 against Pakistan, in the match that Afghanistan won in a dominating fashion. Naveen revealed in an announcement, that he made this difficult decision to retire to prolong his career, given his unorthodox action which puts him in danger of injuries.

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