Updated: February 21, 2020 12:13:06 pm
Veteran Indian left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha on Friday introduced retirement from international and first-class cricket with quick impact.
The 33-year-old final performed for India in 2013 throughout Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell Test towards the West Indies in Mumbai. In all, he performed 24 Tests between 2009 and 2013 through which he took 113 wickets.
“I am writing this letter to tender my formal retirement from international and first-class cricket with immediate effect,” Ojha mentioned in an announcement on his Twitter account.
It’s time I transfer on to the following section of my life. The love and assist of each particular person will all the time stay with me and inspire me on a regular basis 🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/WoK0WfnCR7
— Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) February 21, 2020
“To be an Indian cricketer and signify the nation on the highest degree was all the time a dream I cherished as a teenager.
“I fall short of words to describe how fortunate I have been to have lived my dream and earned the love and respect of my fellow countrymen,” he added.
From 18 ODIs, he grabbed 21 wickets. He additionally performed six T20 Internationals. Ojha, who competed for erstwhile Deccan Chargers and Mumbai Indians within the IPL, was as soon as reported for having a suspect motion in 2014. He underwent corrective rehabilitation and was cleared in 2015.
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