Harbhajan Singh Announces His Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket

Veteran cricketer, Harbhajan Singh has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Renowned for his remarkable bowling skills, he’s widely regarded as one of the best off-spinners from India. He holds the record of being the first-ever Indian bowler to take a Test Hat-trick. Through a tweet, he announced his retirement saying that this has been on his mind for a few years.

The 41-year old veteran spinner took 417 wickets in 103 test matches, 269 wickets in 236 ODIs and 25 scalps in 28 T20Is in an illustrious career spanning over 23 years. He debuted in international cricket in 1998. In the tweet, he desMmmmcribed cricket as a sport that has given everything to him in his life. 

Along with a beautiful international journey, he also had a spectacular IPL career. He played for Mumbai Indians and also captained the team. Later he went on to join Chennai Super Kings and then finally joined the Kolkata Knight Riders’ squad. He is the fourth highest wicket-taking Off-spinner in Test Cricket, only behind Ravichandra Ashwin, Muttiah Muralitharan and  Rangana Herath.

Legendary cricketers came out to congratulate Harbhajan Singh on a decorated career and wish him luck for the life ahead. Harbhajan also posted a Youtube video along with the tweet wherein he expressed his desire to bid adieu to the Indian jersey but fate had different things stored for him. 

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