Ben Hilfenhaus Retires From First-Class Cricket
Ben Hilfenhaus he struggled to find form in recent matches and said that his body is not being able to perform at the same level.
Former Australia Test bowler Ben Hilfenhaus has announced his retirement from first-class cricket but plans to continue playing with Melbourne Renegades in the domestic Twenty20 competition. (Read More in Cricket)
The 32-year-old paceman, who played 27 Tests for Australia, the last in 2012, took 99 wickets.
He has played only one Sheffield Shield first-class match for Tasmania this season as he struggled to find form after returning early from England's county season, where he played for Lancashire, with a hip injury.
Hilfenhaus, a former bricklayer, told the Cricket Australia website Wednesday "I've had to make a decision with regards to my body not being able to perform at the level I'd like in four-day cricket anymore."