Ashoke Dinda, who served Bengal cricket with tempo and fervour for one-and-a-half many years, introduced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Tuesday.
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The 36-year-old Dinda, who additionally donned India colours in ODIs and T20Is, thanked everybody who backed him in his cricketing journey. “At present, I’m retiring from all codecs of cricket. There have been a number of folks, together with my dad and mom, who’ve helped me all through my profession and I want to thank them. Thanks to my on-field guardian, Sourav Ganguly. He has quite a lot of contribution in my profession,” mentioned Dinda, accompanied by his spouse Sreyasi Rudra, at a press convention on the Eden Gardens right here.
Dinda was offered a silver plaque and a bouquet by the Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) officers.
Dinda, who made his top-quality debut for Bengal in 2005, led the state team’s assault with distinction for a number of reasons to take 420 wickets, together with 26 five-wicket hauls, in 116 top quality matches. He claimed 151 wickets apiece in Listing A and T20.
Dinda fell out with the Bengal team administration to modify to Goa earlier this season. He performed three T20 matches of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for Goa this month earlier than deciding to hold up his boots.
“I felt my physique was not allowing me to proceed anymore,” stated Dinda.
Hailing from East Medinipur district, Dinda stood out for his constant tempo. He excelled in his performances for Bengal to be drafted into Indian Premier League facet Kolkata Knight Riders in 2008. He went on to play for Delhi Daredevils, Pune Warriors, Rising Pune Supergiant and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Making his India debut in T20I in opposition to Sri Lanka in 2009, Dinda took 17 wickets in 9 matches. In 2010, he made his ODI debut in opposition to Zimbabwe and went on to seize 12 wickets in 13 matches