After winning the T20 World Cup, 3 Indian stars said goodbye to T20 cricket, it will not be easy to compensate

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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New Delhi. The victory of the T20 World Cup 2024 has given Indians the opportunity to celebrate what they were eagerly waiting for for 14 years. As if the World Cup trophy has returned after 14 years of exile. But this return of the ICC trophy has also created a void in Indian cricket, which will not be easy to fill. Within 5 minutes of winning the T20 World Cup, Virat Kohli announced his retirement from this format. An hour later, Rohit Sharma did the same. It had not even been 18 hours since winning the trophy that Ravindra Jadeja also said goodbye to T20 International cricket.

India won the T20 World Cup by defeating South Africa late on Saturday night. India had to wait for 14 years for this World Cup trophy. India had earlier won the ODI World Cup in 2011. It had earlier won the T20 World Cup trophy in 2007. Obviously, when the trophy was received after a long wait, the celebration was bound to be long. But Virat Kohli was the first to bid farewell to this celebration. Immediately after Kohli, Rohit Sharma also said goodbye to T20 cricket.

Ravindra Jadeja has also said goodbye to T20 International cricket, following the footsteps of his captain Rohit and the team's biggest star Virat. He announced his retirement a day after winning the World Cup. However, Jadeja can also be seen playing in the IPL like Virat and Rohit. These three players will also be seen in Test and ODI cricket.

This is probably the first time in the cricket world when 3 players of a team have retired together after winning the World Cup. This is probably the first time in the cricket world when 3 players of a team have retired together after winning the World Cup. Ravindra Jadeja played 74 matches in his 15-year T20 International career. He took 54 wickets in these matches and also scored 515 runs. His highest score was 46 runs. Jadeja scored runs in these matches at an average of 21.45. His strike rate was 127.16.

first published : June 30, 2024, 5:50 PM IST


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