Gautam Gambhir announces retirement

Gautam Gambhir announces retirement

Former India opener Gautam Gambhir has bid farewell to all forms of cricket.

The 37-year-old has played in 147 One Day Internationals as well as 58 Tests and 37 Twenty20 Internationals.

Gambhir has scored 5,238 runs in ODIs at an average of 39.68 with 11 centuries and 34 half-centuries, while he has 4,154 Test runs at an average of 41.95 with 9 centuries and 22 half-centuries.

His last outing for India was in a Test against England in November 2016.

Gambhir announced his retirement decision in a video post on his Twitter handle.