Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir retired from all forms of cricket

Sports| Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir has taken retirement from all forms of cricket. Gautam Gambhir announces his retirement while sharing a video on Twitter and Facebook. Gautam Gambhir tweeted, "The most difficult decisions are often taken with the heaviest of hearts. And with one heavy heart, I’ve decided to make an announcement that I’ve dreaded all my life."

Gautam Gambhir announced his retirement by posting a video about 12 minutes long on Facebook. They named the video 'Unbeaten'. He has posted the same message and link on his Twitter account too. The 37-year-old Delhi batsman announced his retirement through a post on his Twitter handle. Gambhir said, "After playing cricket for more than 15 years for my country, I want to say goodbye to this beautiful game."

Gautam Gambhir scored 4154 runs in 58 Tests at an average of 41.96, which included nine hundreds in the innings. He scored 5238 runs in 147 one-day matches with an average of 39.68 and with 11 hundreds. Gambhir also made his mark in T20 International matches. He scored 932 runs in 37 matches with 7 half-centuries, with an average of 27.41. In the IPL also, he tasted success and played a key role in making the Kolkata Knight Riders a champion in 2012 and 2014.

Let us tell you that Gambhir was recently released by the Delhi franchisee of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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