Pacer Sreesanth announces retirement from all formats of Indian domestic cricket

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Pacer Sreesanth announces retirement from all formats of Indian domestic cricket
Pacer Sreesanth announces retirement from all formats of Indian domestic cricket

Pacer Sreesanth announces retirement from all formats of Indian domestic cricket

2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 World Cup winner, S Sreesanth announced his retirement from all forms of domestic cricket on Wednesday.

Taking to his Twitter, the pacer wrote:

“It has been an honor to represent my family, my teammates and the people of India. Nd 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.”

In August 2013, Sreesanth, along with his Rajasthan Royals teammates Ajit Chandila. And Ankeet Chavan, banned for life by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for alleged spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL). In 2019, his lifetime ban was reduced to seven years, which he will serve until September 2020.

Pacer Sreesanth announces retirement from all formats of Indian domestic cricket
Pacer Sreesanth announces retirement from all formats of Indian domestic cricket

After his ban, he made a comeback by nominated to Kerala Cricket Association’s (KCA) 20-member squad for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in 2021.

He nominated for the IPL auction in both 2021 and 2022, but he went unsold.

Sreesanth made his Test debut in March 2006. And has since played 27 matches, taking 87 wickets and scoring 281 runs. Also he appeared in 53 One-Day Internationals and taken 75 wickets.

He made his T20I debut in December. And went on to participate in a total of ten matches, taking seven wickets.