Former South African cricketer Jacques Rudolph has decided to call time on his cricketing career at the end of current county season. The left-handed batsman will immediately step down from Glamorgan captaincy but will continue to lead them in the T20 format. He said that it is right to move from cricket and spend more with his young family.
He said he was fortunate enough to play cricket for almost two decades and has no regrets with regards cricketing career. Rudolph has played 48 Tests and ODIs for South Africa and last represented the Proteas way back in 2012. He has done well at Glamorgan since moving from Yorkshire and did a great job in building excellent team spirit with Hugh Morris and Robin Croft at the center of every decision.
He has amassed 19,510 runs from 278 First class games in a career spanning almost two decades. Rudolph has scored 50 tons in the four-day format while has over 10,000 runs in the List A games. He was a apart of successful South African side that went onto beat England in England in 2012 series by 2-1.