He is now bowling with a remodeled action that was cleared by the International Cricket Council (ICC) but his deliveries have lacked its earlier venom. "I never wanted to retire in obscurity as I have done enough for Pakistan to win matches single handedly," Ajmal said.

"I want to retire with respect and honour. I will definitely sit with the selectors and discuss my future plans with them," he said. But Ajmal says he needs some time to settle down with his action."Obviously I needed some time to settle down with my bowling action," the 37-year-old said.

"I could have persisted for the national selection earlier but it might have been a risky case as we have seen (Mohammad) Hafeez is reported again after been cleared. So it's a matter of getting things right and wait for the right time," he added.

The offie, who made his One-Day International (ODI) debut at the advanced age of 31, insisted he is not bowling well because of the lack of confidence and is hopeful of getting it back soon. Ajmal also believes that he can still be effective in the shorter format of the game and would prove it in the upcoming tournaments.


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