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Merissa Aguilleira retires from international cricket

Former West Indies women's captain Merissa Aguilleira has called time on her international career after over a decade competing for the regional side. Aguilleira played in over 100 One Day Internationals (ODIs) and captained the West Indies women from 2009-2015, a period during which she led the team to the final of the ICC Women's World Cup in India 2013, and the semi-finals of the ICC Women's World T20 in 2010, 2012 and 2014.

In her primary role as a wicketkeeper, she has over 100 dismissals in ODI cricket, having recently achieved magical three figures during the home series against South Africa women in September 2018. In addition, she has over 70 dismissals in T20 internationals from the 95 matches she's played.

Having made her ODI debut against the Netherlands Women in July of 2008 and her T20i debut against South Africa in June of 2009, she played 112 ODI matches, amassing 1752 runs at an average of 20.61 and 95 T20 internationals, scoring 768 runs at an average of 14.49. The Trinidadian was also a member of the successful 2016 world T20 winning team.

 

 



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