Cricket Victoria and James Pattinson have parted ways after 14 years, with the former Test star taking an extended break from the game.
A statement on Wednesday confirmed the 32-year-old and CV had come to a mutual agreement to tear up his contract for the 2022-23 season with a potential retirement now looming.
Pattinson was also released by county side Nottinghamshire last month due to fitness and family reasons.
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“This decision has been a really difficult one for me given my how much I love playing for Victoria and have given it my all for the last 14 years,” Pattinson said in the statement.
“After the birth of our second child and my now well-documented injuries…