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Sreesanth Announces Retirement From All Forms of Domestic Cricket

Indian cricket fast bowler S Sreesanth on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms in India’s domestic cricket.

The 39-year-old announced his retirement on Twitter. He played his last first-class game for Kerala against Meghalaya in the 2021-22 edition of the Ranji Trophy, finishing with 2 for 40 and 0 for 57 in the two innings.

“During my 25 years career as a cricket player, I’ve always pursued success and winning cricket games, while preparing and training with the highest standards of competition, passion, and perseverance,” tweeted Sreesanth.

“During my 25 years career as a cricket player, I’ve always pursued success and winning cricket games, while preparing and training with the highest standards of competition, passion, and perseverance,” tweeted Sreesanth.

“It has been an honor to represent my family, my teammates, and the people of India. And everyone who loves the game. With much sadness but without regret, I say this with a heavy heart: I am retiring from the Indian domestic (first class and all formats) cricket.

“For the next generation of cricketers…I have chosen to end my first-class cricket career. This decision is mine alone, and although I know this will not bring me happiness, it is the right and honorable action to take at this time in my life. I’ve cherished every moment,” he added.

Sreesanth has bagged 213 wickets in 74 first-class games and 124 wickets in 92 appearances in List-A cricket. He has also played 65 T20 matches in which he picked up 54 wickets.

The pacer made his debut in international cricket in October 2005 in an ODI against Sri Lanka. He has represented India in 53 ODIs matches and picked 75 wickets. He also played 27 Test matches and 10 T20Is for India, bagging 87 and seven wickets respectively.

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