Ravindra Jadeja Retires from T20 Internationals a Day After WC Win

Ravindra Jadeja smiling and holding the T20 World Cup trophy after India's win.

He became the third member of India’s squad, after Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, to retire from T20Is following the Barbados final.

Ravindra Jadeja has announced his retirement from T20 internationals, making him the third senior Indian cricketer to exit the format, following the footsteps of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. Jadeja’s decision came a day after India’s thrilling World Cup final victory over South Africa in Bridgetown, Barbados.

In his heartfelt Instagram post, Jadeja expressed his gratitude, reflecting on his journey and contributions to the T20 format. He stated, “With a heart full of gratitude, I bid farewell to T20 internationals. 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.”

Jadeja’s T20 international career spans 74 appearances, including every match in India’s T20 World Cup 2024 campaign. Although his role was limited in this tournament, he still contributed with 35 runs and one wicket in 14 overs. Over his career, he amassed 54 wickets at an economy rate of 7.13 and scored 515 runs with a strike rate of 127.16.

At 35, Jadeja remains a prominent figure in the Indian Premier League (IPL), having won four titles three with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and one with Rajasthan Royals (RR). He continues to be available for Tests and ODIs, where he has made significant contributions with both bat and ball. In Tests, Ravindra Jadeja has accumulated 3036 runs and 294 wickets, while in ODIs, he has 2756 runs and 220 wickets, alongside being recognized as one of the finest all-round fielders in the world.

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