Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha on Monday introduced his retirement from all types of cricket, bringing down curtains on a two-decade-long illustrious home profession.
The 37-year-old from Madhya Pradesh, who holds the document for probably the most dismissals by a wicketkeeper within the Ranji Trophy, has featured in a single Check, one ODI and two T20 Internationals.
“I wish to announce my retirement,” Ojha, who struggled to carry again tears, mentioned in a digital press convention.
“It’s time for me to maneuver on. It was an extended journey, I’m grateful I had this chance and I might fulfil my dream of enjoying for nation and state,” he mentioned.
Ojha made his worldwide debut in 2010 in his solely ODI towards Sri Lanka, adopted by his first T20I match in Zimbabwe every week later. His lone Check got here in 2015 towards Sri Lanka in Colombo.
Though Ojha’s worldwide profession by no means took off, the Ujjain-born participant has performed 146 first-class video games notching up 9,753 runs with 22 lots of at a median of 41.67 in a profession spanning twenty years.
The best-hand batsman has been glorious within the home circuit each with the gloves and bat. Within the 143 Record A and 182 T20s video games, Ojha amassed 4,278 and a pair of,972 runs respectively.
He final appeared in a Ranji Trophy match for MP towards Uttar Pradesh in January final yr. He had captained MP in that Ranji Trophy Elite Group B match in Indore.
Within the Indian Premier League, Ojha performed for Rajasthan Royals, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Daredevils.