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Former Indian player Manoj Tiwari announced his retirement from all forms of cricket

By Kaif - February 17, 2024 07:07 PM

Former Indian and KKR cricketer Manoj Tiwari announced his retirement from domestic cricket on Friday. He played cricket for Bengal for 19 years. Had returned from retirement to participate in the current season of Ranji in August 2023.

Former Indian player Manoj Tiwari announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

Former Indian cricketer Manoj Tiwari on Saturday announced his retirement from all formats of cricket. He gave this information through social media. The former Kolkata Knight Riders batsman told that he will play the last match of his career between Bengal and Bihar. With this, Manoj's 19 year long domestic career will end.

Manoj, who has played 12 Test matches and three T20 Internationals for India, had announced his return from retirement in August 2023. He changed his decision to help Bengal win in Ranji Trophy 2024. On Saturday, the batsman shared an emotional post announcing his retirement from domestic cricket.

Announced retirement by posting on social media

Former KKR cricketer Manoj Tiwari announced his retirement: Manoj wrote, “Hello everyone, so… it's time for one last inning! Possibly the last time for a long walk to his beloved 22 yards. I will miss everything about it. Thank you for encouraging and loving me for so many years. It would be great if you all come to my favorite Eden Garden tomorrow and the day after to cheer for Bengal. A loyal servant of cricket, yours Manoj Tiwari.” Along with this, he has also posted a video in which he has mentioned his career from the beginning to the end.

Manoj Tiwari Cricket Career

Manoj, who was a part of the Kolkata Knight Riders team that won the IPL title in 2012, scored 1695 runs in 98 IPL matches. He was also seen playing for Rising Pune Super Giants, Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils. Manoj made his Test debut for India in 2008. He scored 287 runs in 12 matches. His highest score in this format was 104 runs*. Manoj, who started his domestic career in 2004, was also a part of the T20 World Cup squad in 2012. However, he did not get a chance to play even a single match.

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