S Sreesanth retires from all formats of cricket, says this will not bring him happiness
Indian cricketer S Sreesanth has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. The 2011 ICC World took to his social media to make his decision public on March 9.
Sreesanth took to his official Twitter handle and wrote that Wednesday was a difficult day for him but it was also a day of reflection and gratitude. He said that playing for ECC, Ernakulam district, varies diff. League and tournament teams, Kerala state cricket association, BCCI, Warwickshire county cricket team, Indian airlines cricket team, BCCI, and ICC has been a tremendous honor for him.
He added that during his 25 years career as a cricket player, he always pursued success and winning cricket games, while preparing and training with the highest standards of competition, passion and perseverance. He shared that it is an honour for him to represent his family, his teammates, the people of India, and everyone who loves the game.
He further announced that with much sadness but without regret, he is retiring from Indian domestic cricket, including first class and all other formats.
Sreesanth concluded his tweets by saying that he has chosen to end his first-class cricket career for the next generation of cricketers. He added that the decision is his alone and although he knows that it will not bring him happiness, it is the right and honourable action to take at this time of his life. He said that he cherished every moment.