Ireland’s legendary player announced his retirement, know how his career was

William Porterfield Ireland: Former Ireland captain William Porterfield on Thursday announced his retirement from international cricket, ending his 16-year long career. Porterfield, 37, informed Cricket Ireland of his decision earlier this week and the board made the official announcement on Thursday. He was the third-highest Irishman and second-highest run-scorer for Ireland.

11 ODI hundreds, scoring over fifty 34 times in ODI and T20 cricket, Porterfield was a pillar in the top order for Ireland, scoring 10,000 runs internationally in all competitions ranging from various World Cricket League competitions to the global level.

said Porterfield, "It is an honor to represent my country for 16 years. This is something I’ve always wanted to do. I must say that it is difficult at this point of time that I have decided to retire."

Porterfield, who has worked with Gloucestershire and Warwickshire in county cricket, will now prepare for coaching.

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