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Harbhajan Singh announces retirement from all formats of cricket

Overall, Jalandhar- born cricketer has played 367 international games and claimed 711 international wickets and scored 3,569 international runs

New Delhi: Harbhajan Singh announces retirement from all formats of cricket on Friday afternoon. The 41-year old who is popularly known as  ‘turbanator’, thanked his supporters and fans as he ended his 23-year-old cricket journey.

“All good things come to an end and today as I bid adieu to the game that has given me everything in life, I would like to thank everyone who made this 23-year-long journey beautiful and memorable. My heartfelt thank you Grateful,” he wrote in his tweet.

He also shared a video on YouTube.

Jalandhar- born cricketer was last seen playing the  red-ball match against Sri Lanka in 2015 while his last ODI was against South Africa in the same year. His last game for India was a T20I against UAE in the 2016 Asia Cup. Since then he was not picked for the Indian side.

Harbhajan retires after scalping 417 wickets in 103 Tests at an average of 32.46. The 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 World Cup winner is also the first Indian to scalp a Test hat-trick.

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