Brett Lee calls it a day

Updated: February 28, 2015, 11:42 AM IST
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  • The Australian pace sensation ended his glorious 13-year career on July 13, 2012. Here we look at his limited-overs career in pics. (Getty Images)

    The Australian pace sensation ended his glorious 13-year career on July 13, 2012. Here we look at his limited-overs career in pics. (Getty Images)

  • At a young age, Lee joined the experienced players' fold to lead the Australian pace attack. (Getty Images)

    At a young age, Lee joined the experienced players' fold to lead the Australian pace attack. (Getty Images)

  • Lee created an incredible impact in the domestic circuit as well. He claimed 487 scalps in First Class cricket and 431 in his List A career. (Getty Images)

    Lee created an incredible impact in the domestic circuit as well. He claimed 487 scalps in First Class cricket and 431 in his List A career. (Getty Images)

  • Lee made his ODI debut against Pakistan on January 9, 2000, during the Carlton and United Series at the Gabba, Brisbane. (Getty Images)

    Lee made his ODI debut against Pakistan on January 9, 2000, during the Carlton and United Series at the Gabba, Brisbane. (Getty Images)

  • Strategy and planning has been the key for this Australian speedometer. (Getty Images)

    Strategy and planning has been the key for this Australian speedometer. (Getty Images)

  • Lee came into limelight even while stalwarts like Glenn McGrath and Jason Gillespie spearheaded the Australian attack. (Getty Images)

    Lee came into limelight even while stalwarts like Glenn McGrath and Jason Gillespie spearheaded the Australian attack. (Getty Images)

  • The Australian pacer's guile made him an enigma for his opponents. (Getty Images)

    The Australian pacer's guile made him an enigma for his opponents. (Getty Images)

  • The Australian bowling sensation performed with the bat as well whenever his team needed him to. (Getty Images)

    The Australian bowling sensation performed with the bat as well whenever his team needed him to. (Getty Images)

  • Lee's extraordinary ability to swing the ball with pace made him even more effective. (Getty Images)

    Lee's extraordinary ability to swing the ball with pace made him even more effective. (Getty Images)

  • His celebratory leap after taking a breakthrough will be always missed on a cricket ground. (Getty Images)

    His celebratory leap after taking a breakthrough will be always missed on a cricket ground. (Getty Images)

  • Lee's toe-crushing yorkers were a nightmare for the opposition batsmen. (Getty Images)

    Lee's toe-crushing yorkers were a nightmare for the opposition batsmen. (Getty Images)

  • Brett Lee has claimed 715 international wickets in his 13-year glorious career. (Getty Images)

    Brett Lee has claimed 715 international wickets in his 13-year glorious career. (Getty Images)

  • Lee, who was also nicknamed 'Binga', delivered whenever his team and captain needed him to. (Getty Images)

    Lee, who was also nicknamed 'Binga', delivered whenever his team and captain needed him to. (Getty Images)

  • Rival batsmen were bamboozled many a times by this Australian mean machine. (Getty Images)

    Rival batsmen were bamboozled many a times by this Australian mean machine. (Getty Images)

First Published: July 13, 2012, 11:33 AM IST
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