Indian Team legendary spin bowler Harbhajan Singh has announced his retirement from international cricket on Friday. Harbhajan Singh’s career carries on up to 23 years.
Harbhajan Singh, who has been out of the Indian cricket team for a long time, had mentioned the new responsibilities in recent days.
Harbhajan share this news by tweeting
Harbhajan Singh also released a farewell video regarding retirement. In the VIDEO message, Harbhajan Singh has thanked him for supporting him in cricket.
Harbhajan Singh said many things in his farewell message in which he was able to finish his career as he wanted.
My journey of the last 25 years from the narrow streets of Jalandhar to becoming the Turbanator of Team India has been very beautiful.
There was no greater motivation in my life than whenever I walked on the field wearing India’s jersey.
But there comes a point when you have to make some difficult decisions in life and move forward in life.
In this way, Harbhajan Singh wants to take retirement
Harbhajan’s wish remained unfulfilled, which he mentioned. Bhajji said,
like every cricketer, I wanted to say goodbye to cricket in India’s jersey but fate probably had something else in mind. I have 100% commitment to every team I have played for. Whether it is the Indian team, Punjab team or Mumbai Indians or CSK or Kolkata Knight Riders, or Essex County.
Harbhajan Singh further said,
I was trying to make an announcement for the last few years and I was waiting for that when I would share that moment with you guys. I am retiring from all forms of cricket today. Although mentally I had already taken retirement.
If we talk about their carrier stats then in the short form of cricket he totals play 28 matches and took 25 wickets at an average of 25.32.
Test cricket he totals play 103 and took 417 with an average of 32.46.
In ODI he totals play 236 and took 269 at an average of 33.36.
Many players wish them on retirement
On the retirement of Paaji, Rahul Dravid said that,
There were many ups and downs in Harbhajan’s career. But, he always kept fighting. Obviously, he is one of the great players to have played for India. He was a part of many of our big victories during that period, making an amazing pairing with Anil Kumble.
After that young player, Shubhamn Gill tweeted that,