Delhi batsman and Indian left-hand opener Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday announced his retirement from all form of cricket. Gambhir, who was the highest run-getter for India in the finals of two ICC events in 2007 WT20 and 2011 World Cup has finally called his time after being out of the national side for 2 years. The 37-year-old batsman played 57 Test,147 ODI and 37 T20 matches for India in his illustrious 15 years of International cricket.
Gautam Gambhir will play his last match in the Ranji Trophy against Andhra Pradesh at his home ground Feroz Shah Kotla on 6 December.
Gambhir shared an emotional video on his Facebook page and his twitter handle
The most difficult decisions are often taken with the heaviest of hearts.
And with one heavy heart, I’ve decided to make an announcement that I’ve dreaded all my life.
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) December 4, 2018