Stuart Binny retires from all forms of cricket

The Indian Bowling All-rounder Stuart Binny retired from all forms of cricket at the age of 37.

Stuart Binny represented India in 6 tests with an average of 21.6, 14 ODIs and 3 T20Is announced in a statement that he is announcing his retirement from all formats of the Game. He represented Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Banglore for IPL in 95 games with an average of 19.1.

”I’m grateful to the coaches who encouraged me, to the selectors who put their faith in me. To the friends who shared my cricketing journey with overwhelming pride, to the colleagues who put their hearts out on the battlefield with me. To my captains who entrusted me. None of this would have been possible had it not been for my family, I stepped out on the field every day thinking about them. It has given me tremendous joy and pride to have represented my country at the highest international level.” said Binny in a statement when he announced his retirement as per PTI.

In domestic cricket, he first represented his native state Karnataka and then represented Nagaland during his peak stage. His First-class carrier was a great one with scoring 4796 runs in 95 first-class matches with an average of 34.25 and got 148 wickets. He was a part of the Karnataka Ranji winning team in the year 2013-14 and 2014-15 in 17 years of his carrier.

He is the son of World Cup winner Roger Binny and faced some backlashes at the time of his selection in the Indian Team. His bowling figure of 6 wickets for 9 runs against Bangladesh in 2014 and helped India to get an amazing victory remains the best bowling figure by an Indian Bowler in ODIs.

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