Melbourne, Sep 12 (CNMSPORTS) - South Africa batsman David Miller on Tuesday made himself unavailable to play first-class cricket and effectively ended his Test career to focus on preparing for next year's World Cup.
The left-hander said it was a "a tough decision" to give up on red-ball cricket but he did so keeping in mind the 2019 World Cup.
"It was a tough decision to make," the 29-year-old was quoted as saying by ESPNCricinfo.
"I have always loved playing red-ball cricket but I have decided that I would, in future, like to concentrate on white-ball cricket to make sure that I am in a position to give myself the best opportunity to play for the Proteas in the format that I love," he added.
"This is an important decision for me, especially with the World Cup looming next year. I will also be available to play for the Dolphins in all limited-overs competitions and will give it my all to help them win trophies this season."