1.Ian Botham (England)
Ian Botham, a legendary English all-rounder, announced his retirement from international cricket in 1992. However, he made a comeback in 1993 to play a one-off Test match against Australia at Lord’s, helping England during an injury crisis.
2.Shahid Afridi (Pakistan)
Shahid Afridi, a dynamic Pakistani all-rounder, announced his retirement from international cricket in 2016. However, in 2018, he came out of retirement and made a comeback to the Pakistan national team. Afridi’s return was met with enthusiasm from his fans, and he continued to play in various domestic and international tournaments.
3. Moeen Ali (England)
In September 2021, Moeen Ali had announced his decision to retire from Test cricket after the conclusion of the series against India. However, in April 2022, he reconsidered his retirement and made himself available for selection again in Test cricket. Moeen Ali’s return was welcomed by fans and the cricketing community, as he is known for his contributions as a spinner and a middle-order batsman.
4.Jason Gillespie (Australia)
Jason Gillespie retired from international cricket in 2006 but returned to play for Australia in 2008. He made a comeback in the Test team and played his final Test match in 2008.
5.Michael Clarke (Australia)
Michael Clarke retired from international cricket in 2015 but made a brief comeback in 2016. He played a few matches in the Australian domestic circuit before officially retiring from all forms of cricket.