In the wake of South Africa’s heartbreaking defeat to India in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 final, rumors began circulating on social media claiming that veteran South African batsman David Miller had announced his retirement from T20 International cricket. However, the 35-year-old cricketer has come forward to refute these claims, putting an end to the speculation surrounding his future in the shortest format of the game.

Taking to his Instagram story, Miller clarified, “Contrary to some reports, I have NOT retired from T20 International cricket. I will continue to be available to play for the Proteas. The best is yet to come.” This statement from the dynamic left-handed batsman comes as a relief to South African cricket fans, who have witnessed Miller’s crucial contributions to the team’s success over the years.

David Miller Denies Retirement Rumors Following T20 World Cup 2024

The rumors of Miller’s retirement gained traction after South Africa’s loss to India in the final, where the Proteas fell short by just seven runs. Miller, who played a pivotal role in South Africa’s journey to the final, expressed his disappointment at the team’s defeat, stating, “Really tough pill to swallow after what transpired 2 days ago.”

Despite the rumors, Miller remains committed to representing his country in T20I cricket. As one of the pillars of South African white-ball cricket, his experience and match-winning abilities will continue to be an asset for the Proteas. With the next T20 World Cup scheduled for 2026, Miller’s declaration that “the best is yet to come” is a promising sign for South African cricket fans, who will be hoping to see their team lift the coveted trophy.

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