Former Indian Wicketkeeper Batsman Parthiv Patel Announces Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket
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Former Indian Wicketkeeper Batsman Parthiv Patel Announces Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket

Parthiv Patel
Parthiv Patel. Credits - Getty

Former Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Parthiv took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce that he is quitting from all forms of the games.

The veteran wicketkeeper-batsman made his debut for team India in the year 2002 and could not keep wickets for a longer time when MS Dhoni took the gloves on for the Indian cricket team.

Parthiv Patel Retirement, India
Parthiv Patel. Credit: Getty Images

Parthiv Patel Announces Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket

Former Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv, on Wednesday, announced his retirement from all forms of cricket as he took to Twitter and wrote, “Today, I announce my retirement from all forms of cricket, and as I Bring down the curtains on this 19 year old cricketing journey, I feel heavier with gratitude towards many.”

Parthiv Patel, MS Dhoni, Duleep Trophy 2018
Parthiv Patel led Gujarat in the Ranji Trophy. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

“The BCCI showed a generous amount of confidence and faith in a 17-year-old boy to play for India. I have enormous gratitude towards them for being a guiding force and hand holding me, in the formative years of my young career,” Parthiv added.

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Parthiv Has Had A Glorious Career

Parthiv Patel made his debut for team India in the year 2002 in the Test and ODI format. He played 25 Test matches for team India and scored 934 runs at an average of 31.13. He also represented the Men in Blue in 38 ODIs, scoring 736 runs at an average of 23.74.

Parthiv Patel
Parthiv Patel (Credits: Twitter)

In the IPL he played 139 matches scoring 2848 runs at an average of 22.60.

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