Michael Hogan had just revered his retirement decision and signed a one-year deal with the Kent cricket team. Michael Hogan is an Australian fast bowler who had the pleasure to play for his national team back in 2010 as a fast bowler. The player had announced retirement due to his age of 41 but has recently reverted his decision to retire. Michael Hogan made his first-class debut when he was 28 years old. The Australian bowler had a wonderful career playing for domestic teams in his country. Last year, he announced that he would not continue playing cricket because of his age. However, a one-year contract from the Kent domestic team has changed his mind somehow. The player has signed a deal to play 1 more year for the Kent cricket team at the Australian domestic level tournaments.
While announcing his retirement, Michael revealed that multiple international countries have approached him for continuing his career. However, he did not respond to any of the requests at that time. Moreover, he said that although it did make him happy that other teams and even countries wanted him to play for them. However, he is 41 years old. He thinks he had spent quite a long age in his career. He thinks now is the perfect time for him to be with his family. The Kent team authorities while signing Michael Hogan expressed that they are extremely happy with his decision. They are sure that Michael would bring an immense amount of experience to their team’s bowling lineup. This would help the team to achieve greater goals even after his departure.
Michael Hogan was Glamorgan’s leading wicket-taker in all tournaments for the last season. His Blast tournament ratings stand at 20 at 16.65. Whereas his ratings for the county championship stands at 45 at 27.44 for the last season. Michael also had the pleasure of leading his team between 2017 and 2018. Glamorgan had also offered Hogan a one-year contract extension. However, the club was not happy to see the reverted decision of the player. The contract with the Kent cricket team also includes moving up to the position of a bowling coach.
Michael Hogan feels confident and satisfied with his decision. He is looking forward to all the challenges that are yet to come.