In the year 2012, various cricketers from different teams declared their announcement and the list of these cricketers is presented below. The first retirement of the year was declared by Rahul Dravid on 9th of March, 2012. Dravid played the role of Captain, wicket keeper and batsman for the Indian Team.
Then on 10th of July, 2 players announced their retirement which includes Mark Boucher of South Africa and Tatenda Taibu of Zimbabwe. On 13th of July, 2012, the Australian fast Bowler Brett Lee declared his retirement.
The month of August witnessed retirement of 2 more players which include VVS Laxman of Indian team who retired on 12th of August, 2012 and played as a batsman for his team and then on 29th of August, Andrew Strauss of England declared his retirement and he also played as a batsman for his team.
Then in the later part of the year, Ricky Ponting who played a role of batsman and captain for his team declared his retirement on 29th of November 2012.
The last month of the year came as great shock for the cricket fans all over the world as the little master Sachin Tendulakar of team India announced his retirement on 23rd of Dec, 2012.