Mumbai, May 14: Chennai Super Kings batter versatile batter Ambati Rayudu today announced his retirement from the Indian Premier League (IPL).
The 36-year-old cricketer took to his official Twitter handle and said this will be his last IPL and he won’t be available for selection next year.
Rayudu thanked his former team Mumbai Indians and current team CSK for the support.
“I am happy to announce that this will be my last IPL. I have had a wonderful time playing it and being a part of 2 great teams for 13 years. Would love to sincerely thank Mumbai Indians and CSK for the wonderful journey,” he tweeted. However, he deleted the tweet later.
It is pertinent to mention that Rayudu made his IPL debut way back in 2010 for Mumbai Indians and was bought by MS Dhoni’s side in 2018.
So far, Rayudu has played 187 games in the IPL and has scored 4,187 runs at an average of 29.28. He also has a good strike rate of 127.26, with his highest score being 100 not out in the tournament.