McSkimming retires from domestic cricket

Last updated 10:31 17/12/2012
Warren McSkimming
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OVER: Warren McSkimming has retired from domestic cricket.

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Otago's leading wicket-taker in one-day cricket, Warren McSkimming, has confirmed his retirement from domestic cricket.

McSkimming, a right-arm fast-medium bowler, has forged an impressive record since his debut for Otago in 1999, with 240 wickets from 69 first-class matches at 24.37 and 117 wickets in 96 one-day games, the most of any Otago player.

He was also a useful contributor with the bat, with 1705 first-class runs at 20.05 including one century.

McSkimming had been unavailable for Otago so far this season because of work commitments.

''This has been a really tough decision to come to but all good things must come to an end,'' McSkimming said.

''Otago Cricket and the Volts team has been such a big part of my life and I would like to thank the association for everything it has done for me. I have some fantastic memories and have made some great friends with guys who I have played with and people I have met through the game.''

Former Otago captain Craig Cumming said: "In my time with Otago, I'd say Warren was the most valuable member over a long, long period of time.

''He was our most consistent performer with the ball and did a huge amount to unite the team. He represented everything which was good in cricket.''

Otago Cricket will hold a function for McSkimming in the new year.

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