On 9 December, 2020 Indian wicketkeeper batsman Parthiv Patel announced retirement from all forms of cricket. Parthiv, India’s youngest wicket keeper at 17, ended his International career with 25 Tests, 38 ODIs and two T20Is.
Parthiv Patel’s Career:
i.Born on 9 March 1985 at Ahmedabad.
ii.Parthiv Patel captained India at the 2002 Under-19 world cup.
iii.Played 19 out of 20 Tests in his debut representing India in International forum.
iv.He captained Gujarat team in Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2015
v.In Indian Premier League, he represented Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.
vi.In First class cricket, he scored 9500 runs with an average of 44.18
Recent Related News:
i.Former India Skipper and Wicket-Keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni & Veteran middle-order Batsman Suresh Kumar Raina announced retirement from International Cricket on August 15, 2020.
ii.Dhoni is the only captain in the history of the game to win three ICC trophies – 2007 World T20, 2011 World Cup and 2013 ICC Champions Trophy
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