S Sreesanth announces his retirement from India domestic cricket

S Sreesanth played 27 test matches for India. Getty Images

S Sreesanth played 27 test matches for India. Getty Images

S Sreesanth on Wednesday (March 9) declared his retirement from all types of India’s homegrown cricket, cutting down the drapes on a checkered profession. The 39-year-old played his last top notch game for Kerala against Meghalaya in the 2021-22 release of the Ranji Trophy, wrapping up with 2 for 40 and 0 for 57 in the two innings.

“During my 25 years vocation as a cricket player, I’ve generally sought after progress and dominating cricket matches, while getting ready and preparing with the best expectations of contest, energy and tirelessness,” tweeted Sreesanth on Wednesday (March 9). “It has been a distinction to address my family, my colleagues and individuals of India. Also, every individual who adores the game. With much misery however without lament, I say this with crushing sadness: I am resigning from the Indian homegrown (top notch and all arrangements) cricket.

“For the up and coming age of cricketers..I have decided to end my top notch cricket vocation. This choice is mine alone, and in spite of the fact that I know this won’t give me joy, it is the right and decent move to make as of now in my life. I’ve appreciated each second,” expressed Sreesanth on Twitter.

Sreesanth has completed his vocation with 213 wickets in 74 top notch games while he got 124 wickets in 92 appearances in List-A cricket. Sreesanth likewise played 65 T20 matches in which he packed away 54 wickets. Sreesanth made his India debut in October 2005 in an ODI against Sri Lanka, getting 75 wickets in 53 appearances for India in 50-over cricket. Sreesanth likewise played 27 Test matches and 10 T20Is for India, packing 87 and seven wickets individually.

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Sreesanth’s last worldwide appearance was in 2011 in the Oval Test against England. He likewise addressed Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League, stowing 40 wickets in 44 IPL games. His last IPL match was for the Royals against Punjab on May 9, 2013, the season where he was blamed for being associated with spot-fixing which prompted his capture.

Sreesanth was given a day to day existence boycott alongside Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila. Be that as it may, he tested the choice in the Supreme Court, which put away the life-boycott and requested that the BCCI think about a new discipline. The sentence was diminished to a seven-year suspension which finished in September 2020.

Sreesanth then, at that point, played for Kerala in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2021, while he made his Ranji Trophy rebound in the continuous version of the Ranji Trophy. He even presented his name for the IPL super closeout yet tracked down no takers.

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