“I’ve achieved more than what I thought I could achieve after becoming a professional cricketer at 30-years old,” he mentioned. “I’ve played nine seasons professionally and loved every minute of it.”
Somerville started his first-class profession with Otago in 2004-05 earlier than shifting to Australia the place, after a spot of six years, he represented New South Wales between 2014-15 and 2017-18. He additionally performed within the BBL for Sydney Sixers.
Somerville will play his final first-class recreation towards Central Stags in Nelson early subsequent month. Ahead of the continued round of Plunket Shield matches he had 156 first-class wickets at 29.57.
“Will is an all-round wonderful human being and is certainly the ‘Dad’ of the changing room,” Auckland coach Doug Watson mentioned. “His calmness and humility as well as his skilful bowling will be greatly missed by the boys.”
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