Widcketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel on Wednesday announce his retirement from all types of cricket. Patel made his worldwide debut in 2002 on the age of 17 in an away Take a look at collection in opposition to England and went on to characterize India in 25 matches within the longest format, scoring 934 runs at a median of 31.13. He additionally performed 38 ODIs and two Twenty20 Internationals . He final wore Indian jersey in 2018 throughout a Take a look at match in opposition to South Africa in Johannesburg. The keeper, who bats left-handed, took to Twitter to announce his retirement.
— parthiv patel (@parthiv9) December 9, 2020
“In the present day I announce my retirement from all types of cricket, and as I carry down the curtains on this 18 12 months previous cricketing journey, I really feel heavier with gratitude in the direction of many. The BCCI confirmed a beneficiant quantity of confidence and religion in a 17 12 months previous boy to play for India. I’ve huge gratitude in the direction of them for being a guiding drive and hand holding me, within the early life of my younger profession,” Patel mentioned in his lengthy Twitter submit.
“I’m filled with gratitude to The Gujarat Cricket Affiliation, my dwelling, for solidly rallying round me all through my journey, and the management position conferred upon me could not have been extra joyous and fulfilling than our staff successful all codecs of the sport,” he added.
Patel was a stalwart in Indian home cricket and scored over 11,000 runs in 194 first-class video games, with 27 centuries and 67 half-centuries.
He was main Gujarat in Ranji Trophy for half few seasons and even led them to their first-ever title triumph within the 2016-17 season.
Patel additionally proved his mettle within the Indian Premier League (IPL) the place he performed for sides like Mumbai Indians, Chennai Tremendous Kings, SunRisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore amongst others.
He performed 204 T20 matches for his state and numerous IPL franchises and scored 4,300 runs at a strike charge of 123.84, with the assistance of 23 half-centuries.
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