Craig Kieswetter forced to retire

2015-06-05 11:53
Craig Kieswetter (Gallo)

Cape Town - South African-born England wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter has retired due to an eye injury.

The 27-year-old's county, Somerset, announced the news via their official website.

"Somerset County Cricket Club are sorry to announce that Craig Kieswetter has reluctantly come to the decision to end his professional cricketing career as a result of the horrific eye injury he suffered last summer," a statement on the county's official website read.

Kieswetter, who was born in Johannesburg and schooled at Bishops in Cape Town, played 46 ODIs and 25 T20s for England.

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