Tatenda Taibu aged just 29 has announced his retirement from cricket! The small, lively figure of Zimbabwe who was without any doubt one of their biggest stars in the last decade has decided to concentrate on Church work. His retirement comes as a huge surprise considering he is just 29 - and probably has some of his best years still ahead of him.
"I just feel that my true calling now lies in doing the Lord's work, and although I am fortunate and proud to have played for my country, the...Read Full Story
New life … Taibu has late after an 11-year general career.
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Zimbabwe wicketkeeper-batsman Tatenda Taibu has late from cricket during a proposal age of 29 to concentration on his work with a church.
On a same day he was named in Zimbabwe’s provisional patrol for September’s World Twenty20, Taibu reliable his 11-year general career was over.
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Tatenda Taibu (born May 14, 1983, Harare, Zimbabwe) is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He is a wicketkeeper and batsman, and can also bowl right arm off spin. He became the youngest Test captain in history.
Taibu made his first-class debut at the age of sixteen, and his debut for the national team in 2001, at the age of eighteen. In 2003, he was appointed vice-captain to Heath Streak on the team’s tour of England, and he was appointed national captain in April 2004, making him the youngest Test...Read Full Story
Former Zimbabwe captain Tatenda Taibu has decided to take retirement from the cricket to devote rest of his life to the church.In 2001, The 29-year-old wicket-keeper made his debut in international cricket and became the youngest captain in history.Taibu said, "I just feel that my true calling now lies in doing the Lord's work and although I am fortunate and proud to have played for my country, the time has come for me to put my entire focus on that part of my life."Read Full Story
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