Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has withdrawn from the upcoming T10 league. The right-hander made this announcement by putting out an emotional Tweet and said that he wanted to spend his time with wife Sania Mirza and the new-born baby Izhaan Mirza-Malik, The Hindustan Times reports.
Shoaib is an integral member of Pakistan’s limited overs outfit and played an important part in the T20I and ODI series against New Zealand. He was also Pakistan’s leading batsman in the Asia Cup which was held last month.
Last month, the right-hander had taken to Twitter to announce the birth of his son and that they had named him Izhaan Mirza-Malik.
The star couple, who got married on April 12, 2010, had confirmed the pregnancy news on April 23. Sania Mirza had earlier said that the child would bear surnames of both parents.