Denesh Ramdin
Denesh Ramdin. (Picture by Francois Nel/Getty Photographs)

Former West Indies skipper Denesh Ramdin introduced his retirement from all types of worldwide cricket on Monday, July 18, with quick impact. The Trinidadian wicketkeeper-batter, who has been part of the Caribbean facet since 2005, and holds a number of data whereas representing his nationwide facet, will proceed to play franchise-based tournaments.

Ramdin has not performed a world match since December 2019. He final represented the group in a T20I sequence in opposition to India in Hyderabad. Having performed 74 Assessments, 139 ODIs, and 71 T20Is, Ramdin gathered 5,734 worldwide runs.

“It’s with nice pleasure that I announce my retirement from worldwide cricket. The previous 14 years have been a dream come true. I fulfilled my childhood desires by enjoying cricket for Trinidad and Tobago and the West Indies. My profession afforded me the chance to see the world, make pals from totally different cultures and nonetheless be capable to admire the place I got here from,” he wrote on Instagram.

“Though I’m saying my retirement from worldwide cricket, I’m not retiring from skilled cricket. I’ll nonetheless be enjoying franchise cricket all over the world. I take this chance to thank everybody who made an impression on my 14-year profession, notably my household, my lovely spouse Janelle, and our children for all of the sacrifices you needed to make for me to be away for lengthy durations of time throughout my worldwide profession. Extra to come back… One Love,” he added.

Regardless of enjoying for the Trinbago Knight Riders, St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots, and Guyana Amazon Warriors from 2013 to 2021, Ramdin has not been capable of finding a group for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League season. Ramdin made his Check debut in July 2005 in Colombo in opposition to Sri Lanka and in the identical month, he obtained his ODI cap in opposition to India in Dambulla.

He contributed to West Indies’ 2012 and 2016 T20 World Cup victories however obtained just one likelihood to bat within the first seven video games of the 2012 World Cup . Nevertheless, he managed to play a very good position with the gloves behind the stumps and bagged six dismissals. He lately confirmed his participation within the second season of Legends League Cricket.