Deandra Dottin, the West Indian all-rounder has announced her retirement from the West Indies team with immediate effect on Monday (August 1), citing concerns of team culture for the snap decision.
Dottin, 31, the scorer of the fastest century in Women’s T20Is, has played 143 ODIs and 126 T20Is, since making her debut in 2008.
“There have been many obstacles during my cricket career that I have had to overcome, however, the current climate and team environment has been non-conductive to my ability to thrive and reignite my passion.” Dottin wrote In her retirement note.
“With much sadness but without regret, I realize I am no longer able to adhere to team culture and team environment as it has undermined my ability to perform excellently.”
Thanks to all for the love and support with in my past 14 years of playing cricket for West Indies! I look forward to be playing domestic cricket around the world pic.twitter.com/Vmw6AqpYQJ
— Deandra Dottin (@Dottin_5) July 31, 2022