Thu. Apr 15th, 2021

Indian cricket team fast bowler Vinay Kumar has announced retirement from all formats of cricket.

The 37-year-old took to Twitter to announce his retirement via a letter dedicated to his fellow players and fans.

Reacting to Vinay Kumar’s decision, former cricketer Irfan Pathan congratulated the former speedster for a brilliant career. Vinay Kumar has played with different teams in Indian Premier League. He has been part of teams like Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore in the T20- League.

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Vinay Kumar tweeted by saying, “For me, cricket is not just a game, it’s a way of living. It has taught me many things, the ups and downs, the successes and failures, the good days and the bad days – all of this has made me a better person,” Vinay Kumar said in a statement. “I am very proud of all the experiences that I have had as a cricketer.

Vinay Kumar has played only one Test match for India in which he picked a wicket. In One-Day-Internationals, Kumar bagged 38 wickets. The speedster bagged a total of 10 wickets in 9 T20 matches for India.

For his home-state Karnataka, Kumar has played 100 matches. 


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