Price wants to get 100 ODI wickets before retirement

Posted By: Pti

Ahmedabad, Feb 18 (PTI) The senior most player in theZimbabwe team Ray Price today said that he hoped to get 100wickets in the One-Day Internationals (ODIs) before heretires.

The left-arm spinner who currently has taken 80 ODIwickets would be leading the Zimbabwe spin attack along withyoung Prosper Utseya and Graeme Cremer.

"I would like to get 100 wickets before I retire. I amgetting old now. But I am still young in my heart," Price (34)said.

He also praised young Utseya and said,"Prosper and Iwork very well together. Just have different lines. He and Ihave played for long and I enjoy bowling with him," theveteran player said.

Price was of the opinion that while playing in Indiathe pressure was on the spinner to perform on slow pitch.

When asked about their first World Cup match againstdefending champions Australia, Price said that they were notafraid of the Aussies.

"Australians are highly competitive, we are not afraidof them but we respect them. I never like to make too muchnoise with my mouth. Once I get ball in my hand, I can makesome noise," the senior player said.

Story first published: Friday, February 18, 2011, 19:00 [IST]
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