Sreesanth last played for Kerala in the Ranji Trophy last season. It was not until much later that Sreesanth played first-class cricket. He took two wickets for 40 runs in 12 overs against Meghalaya. He was later ruled out due to injury. The 39-year-old has announced his retirement.
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 ,
— Sreesanth (@sreesanth36) March 9, 2022
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Sreesanth took 87 wickets in 27 Tests for India. Sreesanth took 75 wickets in 53 ODIs and seven wickets in 10 T20s. Sreesanth was instrumental in India’s two World Cup victories.
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He was part of the Indian team that won the World Cup at the 2007 T20 World Cup and the 2011 ODI Cricket World Cup. Misbah-ul-Haq’s catch in the 2007 T20 World Cup final was crucial. The IPL spot-fixing controversy has cast a shadow over Sreesanth’s career, which has always been aggressive on the field. Following this, Sreesanth had to stay away from cricket for years.
Summary- Former Indian pace bowler and Malayalee cricketer S Sreesanth has retired. Sreesanth has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Sreesanth said he was proud to have played for the country on behalf of his family, team members and the people and had made the decision to retire with regret.