Michael Holding hints at retirement from cricket commentary


West Indies fast bowling legend Michael Holding has hinted that he is unlikely to continue commentating after 2021 as he is getting older.

The 66-year-old is one of the most respected voices in global cricket and is associated with sky sports for the last 21 years.

“I am not too sure how much further than 2020 I will be going with commentary. I cannot see myself going much further down the road at my age. I am 66 years old now, I am not 36, 46 or 56,” Holding told to a radio channel in Barbados.

Holding might need to think to extend his job by a year if no cricket is held this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I told (Sky) that I could not commit to more than a year at a time. If this year gets totally destroyed, I might have to think about 2021 because I can’t just walk away from Sky, a company that has done so much good for me,” he added.

Holding played 60 Tests and 102 ODIs for West Indies and have been commentating since 1991.

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