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Ravindra Jadeja Joins Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in T20I Retirement After World Cup Triumph

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After India won the T20 World Cup, team captain and all-around talent Ravindra Jadeja declared his retirement from Twenty20 international cricket. Jadeja announced his exit from the game’s shortest format, following in the footsteps of India’s batting legends Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. The all-rounder announced his retirement on his official Instagram account.

I bid an goodbye to T20 internationals with a heart full of appreciation. I have always given my all for my nation and I will continue to do so in many capacities, much like a proud and unwavering horse. Achieving the T20 World Cup was the apex of my T20 International career and a great dream come true. Jadeja stated, “Thank you for the applause, the memories, and the everlasting support.

For many years, Jadeja was an essential member of the Indian T20I team, and in the 2024 tournament, he was an important all-around player. In India’s semi-final victory over England, Jadeja had a significant cameo at bat, hitting an unbeaten 17 off only 9 deliveries. Jadeja was very economical for the team, surrendering at a 7.57 economy rate, while taking only one wicket during the competition.

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Dynamic Stats of Ravindra Jadeja

In 74 Twenty20 Internationals, Jadeja played for India. He amassed 515 runs in 41 innings and went undefeated in 17 of them. The all-round player batted in the bottom middle order most of the time. Jadeja ended his T20I career with an outstanding 7.13 rpo, demonstrating his ability to maintain a great economy rate with the ball.

In Tests and One-Day Internationals, Jadeja will still represent the team and is still an important player. Due to injury, Jadeja, one of the few all-format players on the Indian squad, was unable to participate in the T20 World Cup in 2022. India lost to England 10 wickets in the tournament’s semifinal.

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After more than a year away from the format, he made his T20I comeback in December of last year, indicating the team management’s plan to bring him back as the side got ready for the T20 World Cup. In the 2024 edition, he participated in every game for India.