Chennai Super Kings (CSK) middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu on Saturday has introduced his retirement from the Indian Premier League (IPL), however he later deleted the tweet.
“I am happy to announce that this will be my last IPL. I have had a wonderful time playing it and being a part of 2 great teams for 13 years,” tweeted Rayudu.
“Would love to sincerely thank Mumbai Indians and CSK for the wonderful journey.”
This shouldn’t be the primary time Rayudu has introduced his retirement in an absurd method. When he was not picked for the 2019 ODI world cup, he had introduced his retirement however reversed the choice and got here again to play within the IPL.
In 2018, Rayudu retired from first-class cricket to deal with the shorter format. And the plan appeared to be working as he made it to the India ODI crew that was trying to find a No. 4. Even that wasn’t simple, although — he made the minimize after clearing the yo-yo health take a look at on the second try.
Rayudu’s consistency had even prompted India captain Virat Kohli to say India had discovered their No. 4 for the World Cup. However, the crew ended up going with Vijay Shankar, the Tamil Nadu allrounder who was described by chief selector M S Ok Prasad as a “three-dimensional” cricketer. Soon sufficient, Rayudu posted a tweet: “Just ordered a new set of 3D glasses to watch the world cup”.
At the World Cup, after Shikhar Dhawan was dominated out of video games because of a thumb damage, the Indian crew administration had opted to fly in Rishabh Pant. After all-rounder Vijay Shankar was dominated out because of a toe fracture, Mayank Agarwal was picked.
After being handed over regardless of two Indian gamers sustaining accidents on the World Cup, Rayudu introduced his retirement from cricket. Rayudu was listed within the reserves for the Indian cricket crew previous to the World Cup.
Played cricket with you since our u-19 days. Always admire your batting and vitality you give on the sphere. Wish you nicely to your journey forward brother. You have performed very nicely and ought to be happy with your achievement @RayuduAmbati
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) May 14, 2022
Rayudu’s U-19 teammate Irfan Pathan tweeted: “Played cricket with you since our u-19 days. Always admire your batting and the energy you give on the field. Wish you well for your journey ahead brother. You have done very well and should be proud of your achievement @RayuduAmbati.”
Rayudu, who was as soon as tipped because the ‘Next Sachin Tendulkar’, this millennium’s first huge batting hope, has already retired from the worldwide cricket.
Rayudu’s last worldwide report was nowhere close to what India anticipated of him. In 55 ODIs, he scored 1,694 runs, together with three centuries, at a mean of 47.05. His score-sheet additionally reveals 42 runs in six T20 Internationals, and 6,151 runs with 16 hundred in 97 first-class matches for Hyderabad, Andhra, Baroda and Vidarbha.
The outspoken middle-order batsman, recognized for his fast mood goes by means of a lean part within the ongoing IPL. He has solely been capable of muster 271 runs in 12 matches, together with a fifty. However, total, in his IPL profession, Rayudu has scored 4187 runs in 187 video games, together with one century and 22 half-centuries. In this season, Rayudu turned the tenth Indian batter to notch 4000 runs within the IPL.
In 2007, on the peak of his powers and on the flawed facet of the cricket set-up after the spat, Rayudu joined the now-defunct insurgent Indian Cricket League (ICL) earlier than returning to the mainstream after accepting the BCCI’s amnesty supply. He was picked by Mumbai Indians in 2011.