This Wednesday Ambati Rayudu, the Indian Cricketer decided to step away from all formats of cricket and also all the levels of the game. Also in a letter to national board or BCCI, the now former India middle-order batsman said that he decided to step away from this sport and take retirement from all the forms and levels of the game.”
Also, this 33-year-old expressed his gratitude to the BCCI and even all the state associations, including Hyderabad, Baroda, Andhra and Vidharbha, and the IPL franchises Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians for their support. He stated that he would like to take this opportunity to thank the BCCI and also all the state associations that he has represented till date which include Hyderabad, Baroda, Andhra, and Vidharbha. Also, he would like to thank especially the two IPL franchises MI and CSK for their support he continued
Following these announcements, Rayudu also took to Twitter and posted a cheeky message. “I Just Ordered a new set of my 3d glasses to watch the world cup,” he had tweeted.
In order to compound the disappointment for Rayudu, even after several injuries to Shikhar Dhawan and Shankar, also Rayudu was not called into the squad. Shikhar Dhawan and Shankar were replaced respectively by Rishabh Pant and Mayank Agarwal.
This unexpected decision of Rayudu left many people surprised and they also took to Twitter to express their displeasure with the selectors and their loss of talent for the Indian side.
In 50 ODI innings that he has already played, Rayudu scored 1694 runs at an average of 47.05 with the top score of 124*. Rayudu also hit three centuries and also 10 fifties and also had a strike rate of 79.04. Also in the 5 T20Is innings that he has played till date, he has also scored 52 runs at an average of 10.50.
Also, Rayudu was trolled heavily on all social media after Mayank Aggarwal was opted to play in the Vijay Shankar’s place, was also ruled out from the tournament due to some toe fracture. Rayudu had also been ruled out once before that, when the Indian team management finally decided to fly in Rishab Pant in place of Shikhar Dhawan.
Rayudu also had been questioned about the selectors’ decision to pick Shankar over him with a tweet that recently mocked a statement by the head selector.
However, due to this unexpected decision from rayudu has come crashing down on fans, leaving many of the cricket enthusiasts were left devastated and surprised.
Many have now come out on Twitter to lament this early loss of a young talent who had been promising the cricketing career ahead of him. However, others have not been so kind and are also busy bidding Rayadu a farewell which they say that he deserves it all.