England batsman Ian Bell has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket at the end of the 2020 domestic season. Bell was a member of the England team that won the Test series on a tour of India in 2012. Bell retired from ODI cricket in 2015. The five-time Ashes winner played for Warwickisher throughout his career.
Scored 22 centuries
Bell scored 7727 runs in 118 Tests at an average of 42.69, including 22 centuries, while adding 5416 runs in 161 ODIs. He said ‘I declare my retirement from professional cricket with the sad mind but with pride.’ Bell was a member of the England Test team that won the Test series on a tour of India in 2012.
Ian Bell international debut in 2004
The 38-year-old Bell retired from ODI cricket in 2015, but also played the last Test in the same year. He could not make it to the England Test team since November 2015. Ian Bell made his international debut for England in 2004. In ODI cricket, Ian Bell scored over 5000 runs in 161 matches and scored 35 half-centuries besides 4 centuries. In T20 cricket he played 8 matches and scored 188 runs.