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Joginder Sharma, India’s 2007 T20 World Cup hero, broadcasts retirement

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Indian pacer Joginder Sharma, member of the aspect that beat Pakistan by 5 runs to win the inaugural T20 World Cup in South Africa in 2007, introduced his retirement on Friday.

Sharma was given the duty of defending 13 runs within the last over in Johannesburg with Pakistan’s final pair – Misbah-ul-Haq and Mohammad Asif – on the pitch. Misbah introduced the equation down to 6 runs required off 4 balls earlier than mistiming a scoop shot and S. Sreesanth taking a easy catch at quick fine-leg.

The 39-year-old Sharma presently serves as Deputy Superintendent in Haryana Police.

Sharma tweeted {a photograph} of the letter by which he wrote, “Today, with immense gratitude & humility, I announce my retirement from all forms of international & domestic cricket.

“My journey from 2002-2017 has been the most wonderful years of my life for it was an honour representing India at the highest level of sport.

I am grateful for the opportunities given to me by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Haryana Cricket Association, Chennai Super Kings and Haryana Government.”

Sharma additionally mentioned, “I am excited to announce that I will be exploring new opportunities in the world of cricket & the business side of it, where I will also continue to participate in the sport that I love and challenge myself in new and different environment. I believe that this is the next step in my journey as a cricketer and I look forward to this new chapter in my life.”

Sharma, who hails from Rohtak and performed home cricket for Haryana, made his worldwide debut towards Bangladesh in an ODI in Chattogram in 2004. He performed 4 ODIs and 4T20Is for the nationwide aspect, choosing 5 wickets. The 2007 T20 World Cup last was his final match for the nationwide aspect.

Source web site: sportstar.thehindu.com

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