India all-rounder Rumeli Dhar announces retirement from all forms of the game

Overall, he represented India in four Tests, 78 ODIs and 18 T20Is from 2003 to 2018. He also had the rare feat of opening both batting and bowling for India in T20Is against West Indies in 2012.

“The 23 years of my cricket career, which started from Shyamnagar in West Bengal, has finally come to an end as I have announced my retirement from all forms of cricket. The journey has been long with ups and downs. The high of Indian Was representing the women’s cricket team, playing the World Cup final in 2005 as well as leading the Women in Blue,” Rumeli wrote via her Instagram account.

Overall, Rumeli scored 236 runs at an average of 29.50 and took eight wickets in Test cricket at an average of 21.75. In ODI cricket, he scored 961 runs, including six half-centuries at an average of 19.61, while taking 63 wickets at an average of 27.38. In T20I cricket, Rumeli top-scored with an unbeaten 66, scoring 131 runs at 18.71 and taking 13 wickets at 23.30.

A shoulder injury in 2012 kept him out of the Indian team until veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami’s heel injury paved the way for his return to the national set-up through the T20I series against South Africa in 2018. where he took three wickets. Took wickets in two matches and took two quick catches.

During the period she stayed away from the Indian team, Rumeli went on to play domestic cricket for Rajasthan, Assam and then Delhi before moving on to Bengal.

“A string of injuries plagued my career, but I’ve always come out strong to make it count. Today as I bid for the sport I’ve always loved, I’m in awe of my family, BCCI, my friends, those Thanks to the teams I represented (Bengal, Railways, Air India, Delhi, Rajasthan and Assam) for believing in my abilities and giving me the opportunity to play for their teams. They helped me pave my way towards the Indian team. helped.

“Each match in this long career taught me a lesson that would help me in my second innings. Like all journeys, I will end today as a cricketer, but I am determined to stay connected with the game and nurture young talent in the country.” I promise to help. Back in the game in every way possible,” Rumeli elaborated in his retirement post.

In the caption accompanying the retirement post, Rumeli further wrote, “Thank you to all the people who were there for me through all the ups and downs, who loved me, my sport, pushed me when I needed me most, my most Made me happy in bad times, laughed with me, scolds me when needed.

“I am indebted to each and every one of you for what I am today. Today, I have no words to express the feeling I have. Just want to thank everyone for being there for me Am .. and giving so much love over the years!”

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