Ismail, the quickest bowler within the ladies’s sport, performed a complete of 241 worldwide matches and took 317 wickets throughout all codecs.
Ismail, 34, claimed 191 wickets in ODIs, second solely to India Jhulan Goswami (255) on the all-time listing.
Ismail, who final misplaced to Australia within the World Cup remaining at Newlands in February, broke the document for the quickest ball ladies’s cricket Throughout that event he was clocked at 128 kilometers per hour (80 mph) in opposition to England within the semi-finals.
“After proudly representing my nation for 16 years, I’ve made the troublesome resolution to retire from worldwide cricket and transfer on to the following chapter of my life,” Ismail mentioned in a press release on Wednesday.
“I actually imagine that decreasing the quantity of cricket I play will assist me do that, and taking part in in a worldwide league is the one approach I’m able to slot in each household and cricket.”
Her retirement adopted a trio of South African legends of the final 15 years in former captains Dan van Niekerk and Mignon du Preez and batswoman Lizelle Lee.
(With Reuters inputs)