Days after announcing retirement from IPL, the star Indian batter Ambati Rayudu has announced retirement from all forms of cricket. His decision comes hours after lifting the IPL trophy with CSK on Monday, May 30. His retirement from Indian Premier League came just hours prior to the IPL 2023 Final on May 28. However, the match was shifted to Reserve Day (May 30), Ambati Rayudu signed off with tears in his eyes and a happy smile with the sixth IPL title under his belt.
In a recent post, while calling off his career, Rayudu wrote a long message which stated, “It has been an emotional night that culminated in a special IPL win. On that high note, I would like to announce my retirement from all forms of Indian cricket.”
The veteran batter, who has won six IPL titles, has not played for India since March 2019. However, he has been an active player for Baroda in the domestic circuit. Prior to the IPL 2023, he played six matches for Baroda in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022-23. Having made his India debut in the year 2013, Rayudu went on to play 55 ODIs and 6 T20Is, in which he scored 1694 runs, which included three hundred in the 50-over format. The 37-year-old also played a key role in India and was also part of the 2019 World Cup squad.