Indian team player Manoj Tiwari has announced his retirement from all formats of cricket on Thursday. The 37-year-old Bengal player made his international debut in February 2008 against Australia. Manoj Tiwari announced his retirement from cricket through his Instagram account. Manoj Tiwari played 12 ODIs and 3 T20 Internationals for India.
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Manoj Tiwari wrote on Instagram, Goodbye to the game of cricket, this game gave me everything. I mean everything, which I never even dreamed of, from the beginning when my life was going through various challenges. Will always be grateful to this game and also to God, who always supported me.
Manoj Tiwari wrote, I would like to take this opportunity to thank those who played a role in my cricketing journey. I would like to thank everyone from my childhood till the last coach who played a role in my cricketing achievements. Manabendra Ghosh has been my father like coach, who has been the pillar of my cricketing journey. Had it not been for him, I would not have reached anywhere in the cricket world. Thank you sir and wish you good health as you are not keeping well since last few days.
Manoj Tiwari write, Thanks to both my parents, who never pressurized me to study and encouraged me to focus on cricket. Thanks to my wife Sushmita Roy, who has always stood by my side ever since she came into my life. Without his support, I might not have been where I am today.
Thanking his teammates, the Bengal cricketer wrote, Thank you to my teammates, Bengal Cricket Association and everyone who played a role in my journey. How can I forget to mention the fans of cricket who have supported me throughout. Heartfelt thanks to all. Please accept my apologies if I have forgotten to mention anyone's name. Now in search of the purpose of living life. Thanks cricket.
Manoj Tiwari made his international debut in 2008 under the leadership of MS Dhoni. Tiwari represented the Indian team in 12 matches and three T20 Internationals. The right-handed batsman scored 287 runs in 12 innings including a century and a half. The leg-spinner also picked up 5 wickets in the destination. At the same time, he could score only 15 runs in three T20 International matches
Manoj Tiwari, who played cricket for Bengal, played 141 matches in his first class career, scoring 9908 runs and taking 32 wickets with the help of 29 centuries and 45 half-centuries. For this, in 169 List A matches, he scored 5581 runs with the help of 6 centuries and 40 half-centuries and took 63 wickets. Tiwary scored 3436 runs in 183 T20 matches with the help of 15 half-centuries and took 34 wickets.