Parthiv Patel, former wicket keeper for Indian Cricket Team announced his retirement from all forms of cricket today morning as on December 9th, 2020. Parthiv has played for 25 Tests, 38 ODIs, and 2 T20’s for India.
He was the youngest wicket keeper of Indian Cricket Team as he made his debut International Cricket at the age of 17 in 2002.
Parthiv took it to his Twitter account, where he officially announced his retirement. In a note he mentioned, “Today, I announce my retirement from all forms of cricket, and as I bring down the curtains on my 18-year-long career, I feel heavier with gratitude towards many. 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.”
His retirement has been trending on Twitter since morning and people are expressing their feelings regarding the same.