However, he will continue to play for Mumbai Indians in the IPL.

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news Cricket Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 14:02

Zaheer Khan, the bowler who played a pivotal role in India’s ODI World Cup triumph in 2011 is set to announce his retirement from international cricket on Thursday.

BCCI member and Chairman of the IPL, Rajiv Shukla tweeted this information on Thursday morning. However, Zak, 37 will continue to play for Mumbai Indians in the IPL.

The left-handed pacer was known for his breezy pace, late inswing and searing yorkers along with his ability to swing the ball both ways off the seam. His ability to generate reverse swing with the old ball also proved lethal throughout the best part of his career.

Zaheer last played in India colors back in February 2014 against the Kiwis, having made his international debut in an ODI against Kenya in 2000. 

Zaheer’s career had been repeatedly plagued by injuries, but he always came back stronger and better each time playing within his limitations. But of late with age catching up and form deserting him, Zaheer found it difficult to make his way back into the Indian team with many younger pacers also jostling for space. 

We will leave you with some moments to cherish from an illustrious career which has spanned over a decade.  

This video shows how Zaheer Khan has proved to be a nightmare for left-handed batsmen, in particular former Proteas captain Graeme Smith.

This is a compilation of all the wickets taken by Zaheer in the 2011 World Cup.

A blast from the past, this is the best of Zaheer’s bowling against Australia in 2007.

In this video, Zaheer Khan is seen demolishing the Bangladeshi batting line up in 2010 in a test match.

This is a video showing Zaheer's batting abilities, hitting 4 sixes off Henry Olonga.

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