Opening batsman Gautam Gambhir announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. The veteran batsman took to social media to make the announcement.


“The most difficult decisions are often taken with the heaviest of hearts. And with one heavy heart, I’ve decided to make an announcement that I’ve dreaded all my life”, he wrote.

“The next Ranji trophy match against Andhra will be my last game in the sun. It is all coming to an end from where it started at Feroz Shah Kotla.”

The 37-year-old played 58 Tests, ODIs and 37 T20Is for the country, scoring over 10,000 runs in all formats.

But of course, the former opening batsman will be remembered for being a part of the 2007 World T20 and the 2011 World Cup.

The Quint