Ravindra Jadeja Announces Retirement From T20Is After India’s T20 World Cup 2024 Win

India’s star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja on Sunday announced his retirement from T20 internationals after India’s victory in the T20 World Cup 2024.

India’s star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja on Sunday announced his retirement from T20 internationals after India’s victory in the T20 World Cup 2024. Ravindra Jadeja joined Virat Kohli to bid farewell to the shortest format of cricket, after team India’s thrilling seven-run win over South Africa in the final match of the 2024 edition of the World Cup in Barbados on Saturday, June 29th.

Ravindra Jadeja Also Announces Retirement From T20Is

Jadeja, the 35-year-old all-rounder featured in India’s all-matches in the recent World Cup, however, he had a below-par tournament. He was seen struggling with his form both with the bat and the ball. He picked one wicket and amassed just 35 runs in eight games.

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Jadeja played 74 T20Is since his international debut in February 2009, scoring 515 runs and taking 54 wickets.

Ravindra Jadeja Announces Retirement From T20Is After India's T20 World Cup 2024 Win

Taking to his official social media handle, Ravindra Jadeja termed the T20 World Cup 2024 win as the pinnacle of his T20I career. While he has announced his retirement from the t20I format, he will continue to contribute in Test and ODI formats. Sharing a picture of himself with the World Cup trophy, Ravindra Jadeja wrote:

“With a heart full of gratitude, I bid farewell to T20 internationals,” Ravindra Jadeja wrote in his Instagram post. “Like a steadfast horse galloping with pride, I’ve always given my best for my country and will continue to do so in other formats. Winning the T20 World Cup was a dream come true, a pinnacle of my T20 International career. Thank you for the memories, the cheers, and the unwavering support. Jai hind.”

Check out the post:

https://www.instagram.com/p/C81oDZyOUV1

While Jadeja wasn’t able to contribute much with his performances in the World Cup 2024, he will go down in history as one of the best all-rounders of his generation. Jadeja, who is fondly called ‘Sir Jadeja’ by his fans, is known for his acrobatic fielding, Jadeja, picked 28 catches in T20Is, including three in the recent T20 World Cup.

Kohli And Rohit Also Bid Farwell To T20Is

Meanwhile, after India’s sensational World Cup win, Indian star batters Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma announced their decision to say goodbyes to T20Is after celebrating India’s win at Kensington Oval on Saturday. Kohli won the Man of the Match award in the final for top-scoring with 76 runs and finished his career as the top run-scorer in T20 World Cup history.

On the other hand, the Indian captain, Rohit Sharma was the leading run-getter for India in the tournament with 257 runs with the help of three fifties. Rohit also surpassed Kohli’s record to end his spectacular career as the highest run-scorer in T20Is.