In the history of Cricket, it has happened for the first time that a cricketer retires at the age of 19. He is young, he is talented and had a long way to go but he has retired.
Yorkshire’s Barney Gibson, youngest ever first-class player in English history, retires at a young age of 19.
The cricketer hit the headlines first in 2011. He started his career at the age of fifteen. But after playing for such a short span, the cricketer has retired from the gentleman’s game.
Gibson is retiring in order to pursue other career opportunities. Gibson has retired to pursue other career opportunities. The sportsman had been involved with the game since he was 11 and felt that it was the right time to do career switch.
Gibson thanked his parents and Ralph Middlebrook at Pudsey Congs Cricket Club and England coach Paul Farbrace, with whom he had close working relationships.”