Cricket

Boucher can still 'contribute'

2012-07-11 09:50
Mark Boucher (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Former Proteas captain Shaun Pollock said Mark Boucher can still contribute a lot more to cricket, once he recovers from his injury, according to a report on EWN's website.

Pollock said Boucher was always passionate and dedicated to the game.

Boucher retired from international cricket on Tuesday due to the eye injury he sustained in the match against Somerset.

Boucher has been a mainstay of the South Africa side for 15 years, appearing in 147 Tests and becoming the first wicket-keeper to take 500 catches in Test cricket, where he has also scored five hundreds.

He had intended for this tour to England to be his final in international cricket, with his 150th Test scheduled for the third of the series at Lord's.

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