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‘Champion’: Twitter reacts as Harbhajan Singh announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Singh last played for India in 2016

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Harbhajan Singh (Image Credit: Twitter)

 

Ace India spinner Harbhajan Singh has announced retirement from all forms of cricket. The veteran is one of the colossal figures of Indian cricket and had a career that last for more than 18 years. Harbhajan took to Twitter to announce his retirement. “All good things come to an end and today as I bid adieu to the game that has given me everything in life, I would like to thank everyone who made this 23-year-long journey beautiful and memorable. My heartfelt thank you Grateful,” he tweeted.

Harbhajan last played for India in the 2016 Asia Cup. After the emergence of Ravi Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, the veteran lost his place in the team. He last played for India in Test in 2012 against Sri Lanka in Galle. His last ODI appearance was against South Africa in 2015.

The veteran had a stellar career. The 41-year-old is the 4th highest wicket-taker for the Indian side in Test match cricket and scalped a whopping 417 wickets in the whites. Singh also played 236 ODI matches for India and scalped 269 wickets. In T20I cricket, ‘Bhajji’ took 25 wickets in 28 matches. Harbhajan Singh has taken a total of 28 five-wicket hauls and 5 ten-wicket hauls in international cricket.

Singh has also featured in 163 ITL matches and picked up a staggering 150 wickets as well.
Apart from this, Harbhajan Singh was also a part of the Indian squad that won the 2007 20-20 World Cup as well as 2011 fifty Over World Cup.

 

 

 

 

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