24 Aug 2011

White Ferns all rounder retires after nine years on the international scene

6:42 pm on 24 August 2011

Allrounder Nicola Browne has announced her retirement from international cricket, after nine years with the New Zealand women's side.

The 27 year-old Browne played, 108 One Day Internationals two tests and 34 Twenty20 games for the White Ferns.

Browne's 33 wickets in Twenty20 cricket is the most by a New Zealander and her 77 one-day wickets put her third on the all time New Zealand list behind Aimee Watkins on 92 and and Catherine Campbell on 78.

She was named player of the tournament at the Twenty20 world cup last year.