He has had a stop-start career at best if you want to put it that way. He is 37-year old, 20 Tests old and has played 31 One Day Internationals. In Tests, he had a handsome average of 61.87, only second to the all-time great Bradman. Well, that is sky, which cannot be reached, but second to the Don is not bad at all.
His announcement to retire comes a day prior to leading Prime Minister’s XI against the visiting Sri Lanka in Canberra, the right-handed batsman said it would be his last game against an international opponent.
“This will be it for me,” said Voges. “I’m certainly looking forward to getting out there and playing this game. I’ve had an amazing couple of years with Australia with the Test team and I’ve loved every minute of it. I see this as a last opportunity to play against an international team and I’m certainly looking forward to that,” he added.
He played a handful twenty Tests in which he scored 1485 runs studded with five centuries and four half centuries.