Paul Collingwood to retire from cricket at end of seasonLast updated on Sep 13, 2018, 08:00 pm
Former England all-rounder, Paul Collingwood, is set to retire from cricket at the end of the season.
This will mark an end to what has been a remarkable journey.
Collingwood has been in the field for 22 long years, since making his first-class debut in 1996.
The 42-year-old is currently playing for Durham in the County Championship.
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Durham club thanks Collingwood
Collingwood to play his final game against Middlesex
Collingwood is set to play his last game against Middlesex at the Emirates Riverside between September 24-27.
According to a report in the AFP, he said that, "After much thought and deliberation I have decided to announce my retirement from cricket at the end of the current season."
The player will leave a rich legacy behind.
Collingwood a true hero for England
Collingwood has been a serial winner all his life.
He was part of the teams that won three Ashes series against Australia.
He led England to the ICC 2010 World Twenty20 title.
A master all-rounder, he was a champion cricketer during his time.
One of the most respected cricketers of his generation, Collingwood was one of the main weapons in that English side.
A look at Collingwood's career
Collingwood was a handy customer for England in ODIs. He played 197 ODIs and amassed 5,092 runs with five centuries to his name.
He also picked 111 wickets during this period. Collingwood represented England in 68 Tests and scored 4,259 runs.
He has had a strong say in first-class, List A and T20s as well.