Australian Bowler Peter Siddle Retires
NewsBytes
Dec 30, 2019

Veteran Australian bowler Peter Siddle has announced his retirement from international cricket.

Australian bowler Peter Siddle has announced his retirement from international cricket. Siddle had replaced the injured Josh Hazlewood for the 26th December Australia vs New Zealand.Australia had defeated New Zealand in the first Test match and will mostly win the series.However for the next match, Siddle wasn't included in the final team. In his place, James Pattinson was chosen.

He played his first Ashes match in 2009.He has played 24 Ashes Test matches in his career. Siddle has played 67 Tests matches in total. He has taken 221 wickets and an average of 30.66 runs. He was one of the best Australian ballers. Siddle played his Test debut in Mohali in 2008 and the first wicket he ever took was of Sachin Tendulkar. He is 13th on the list in terms of most Test wickets for Australia.Siddle was a terrific bowler and despite injuries, he had the attributes of going long and strong.

He could bowl long spells and hold the scoring to create pressure.