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India is one of the toughest countries to be playing cricket as the competition is immense throughout the nation and the love for the game is spread everywhere. This has left a lot of cricketers worrying about their future and they tend to move on from the game once they are dropped.

The talent hunt is extraordinary and hence it becomes very difficult when the place on the side is lost. This has also led to early retirement for players and here are 5 Indian players who retired prematurely from cricket.

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5 Indian Players Who Retired Prematurely From Cricket:

Ravi Shastri:

Ravi Shastri
Ravi Shastri (Image Credit: Getty)

Ravi Shastri is one of the popular names going around in Indian cricket and he had announced his retirement at a very young age. Shastri played 80 tests and 150 ODIs for India from the period 1981 to 1992 and he was a very useful allrounder as well with his left-arm spin too.

Shastri was forced to retire at the age of 31 as he suffered a lot of injuries and he took up commentary very early. He also served as the Indian head coach from 2017 to 2021.

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