Gautam Gambhir announces retirement from all forms of cricket
New Delhi: Gautam Gambhir announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Tuesday.
Gambhir has achieved so many milestones in his carrier and his most memorable innings was 97 runs in World Cup 2011 Final against Sri Lanka.
The left-hander told ANI that the next Ranji Trophy game against Andhra will be his last. âIt is all coming to an end from where it started at Feroz Shah Kotla,â he added.
Gambhir is the only Indian and one of four international cricketers to have scored five hundreds in five consecutive Test matches.
Gautam Gambhir career highlights
The left-handed batsman captained the Indian team in six ODIs from late-2010 to late-2011 with India winning all six matches.
He is one of just nine Indian openers to score a double century in Tests and he has the 11th higher score by an Indian opener in Tests.
Gambhir was judged ICC Test Player of the year Year 2009. He has most ODI Centuries by for any Indian player in 2008.
He also has a record for most Test centuries by Indian Player in 2009.