michael holding bids adieu from cricket commentary: reports

Michael Holding was a member of the Sky Sports cricket commentary panel for over 20 years

 

 

Michael Holding, the former West Indies cricket legend has announced his retirement as a cricket commentator as reported ESPNcricinfo on Wednesday.

 

Michael Holding was a member of the Sky Sports cricket commentary panel for over 20 years.

 

The West Indies legend had been considering his retirement for the past year.

 

Holding says on a BBC radio talk show, "I am not too sure how much further than 2020 I will be going with commentary."

 

He said that he cannot see himself going much further down the road at my age as presently he is 66-years-old now and not at the age group of 36, 46 or 56.

 

Holding added, "I told [ Sky] that I could not commit to more than a year at a time."

 

Michael Holdinga said that if this year gets totally destroyed, hemight have to think about 2021 as he can't just walk away from Sky Sports Commentary panel, a firm that has given a lot to him.

 

Holding, who bid farewell to international cricket in the year 1987, was largely respected for his famous insightful analysis and razor-sharp insights.

 

The former West Indies legend has played in 60 Tests matches and 102 ODIs, and also has 391 international wickets under his lot.

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