Shoaib Malik announced his retirement from ODIs after Pakistan's exit from the 2019 World Cup
Malik Played 287 ODIs where he scored 7,534 runs at an average of 34,55 along with nine centuries and 44 half-centuries
The 37-year -old took 158 wickets with the best figures of 4/19 in ODIs
Pakistan failed to qualify for the semis even after beating Bangladesh by 94 runs in their final league game
Soon after the end of the game, Malik announced his retirement, sharing the news on the social media.
"Today I retire from One Day International cricket. Huge Thank you ton all the players I have played with, coaches I have trained under, family, friends, media, and sponsers. Most importantly my fans, I love you all,". Malik wrote in his tweet
Pakistani Cricketers Pay tribute to Shoaib Malik
Shoaib Malik confirmed his retirement after pakistan's World Cup journey which came to an end with a 94-run win against Bangladesh at Lord's in London on Friday.
Shoaib Malik has taken over 150 ODI wickets, and has a beating average in the mid 30's in both Test and ODI cricket. His bowling action has come under scrutiny but he has had elbow surgery to correct this. Malik was ranked second , behind teammate Shahid Afridi, in the ICC ODI all-rounder rankings in June2008.
In March 2010, Malik recieved a one-year ban from international cricket from the Pakistan Cricket Board the ban was overturned two months later.
On 13 september 2017, Malik became the highest run-scorer in T201 for Pakistan.
On 1 july 2018, Malik also became the first Asian batsman to score 2,000 runs in T201s, and third overall and first player to play 100 T201s in the world.
Shahid Afridi, Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Hafeez Pay tribute to retired Shoaib Malik
Congratulations on a commendable ODI career spanning over a couple of decades. You've made your country proud with all you have achieved and are a true ambassador to the Nation. I've enjoyed the times we have played together and wish you all the very best.
We started our Career almost together you have always been a good friend good colleague and good mentor. Congratulations on a successful ODI career. Served Pakistan with full heart and pure dedication,thank you for 20 years of your services. Wish u all the best for future.
Congratulations on wonderful ODI career, As Team mate enjoyed your company, True ambassador of Pakistan U are and as Fan of Pakistan Cricket would like to thank U for your contributions in Pakistan cricket, Good Luck for future, Stay Blessed.