- Indian fast bowler Sreesanth announced his retirement from domestic cricket on March 8 2022.
- In twitter series he shared his feelings about his retirement and also told his possible comeback in cricket in future.
- Sreesanth also praised his supporters and fans for their support and love.
Indian cricketer Shanthakumar Sreesanth declared his retirement from Indian domestic cricket on Wednesday, March 8, 2022. The Indian pace bowler announced his retirement and shared his feelings on Twitter.
Sreesanth said “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 further said “I am completely fit but one of the reasons (for retiring) is the youngsters. I got an opportunity to play for my state and my country when another personality retired. I am very confident that Kerala cricket and Indian cricket is in the right hands,”
“For the next generation of cricketers..I have chosen to end my first-class cricket career. This decision is mine alone, and although I know this will not bring me happiness, it is the right and honorable action to take at this time in my life. I ve cherished every moment.” Sreesanth further added
In a video message, Sreesanth said about his fans and supporters
“Thank you for supporting me, especially on my comeback to domestic cricket. I am retiring from first-class, all forms of cricket in domestic cricket. Looking forward to being part of maybe a coaching set-up to help the youngsters. If possible, play leagues across the globe once the BCCI gives me permission,”
“ICC has been a tremendous honor. During my 25 years career as a Cricket player, I’ve always pursued success and winning cricket games, while preparing and training with the highest standards of competition, passion and perseverance. It has been an honor to represent my family.”
Sreesanth represented India in 27 Tests and 53 One-Day Internationals, capturing 87 and 75 wickets. In addition, in ten Twenty20, he took seven wickets.