New Delhi. Chennai Super Kings batsman Ambati Rayudu had announced in a tweet that he would retire from this tournament after this IPL season. But within two hours, he reversed his statement and deleted the tweet he had made about retirement. Now the question is arising as to why Rayudu tweeted about retirement and then deleted it.
Is all not well within Chennai Super Kings? Let us tell you what Rayudu had tweeted about his retirement, which was later deleted. Rayudu wrote, “I announce with pleasure that this will be my last IPL season. I have been with two great teams in the last 13 years. I would like to thank Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings for this wonderful journey.”
U turn was also taken in 2019
Rayudu was with Chennai Super Kings since 2018. During this, he also won titles with CSK in 2018 and 2021. According to Cricinfo, after the tweet of Rayudu’s retirement, the Chennai Super Kings management spoke to him. After this the batsman deleted his tweet. This is not the first time Rayudu has withdrawn his decision on retirement. In 2019, he announced his retirement from all formats even after he was not selected in the World Cup squad. But, then took a U-turn and returned to domestic and IPL cricket.
Rayudu is the second most successful IPL player
Rayudu is among the top 10 most experienced cricketers in the IPL and is the second most successful IPL cricketer with five titles. Only Rohit Sharma (six) has more IPL titles than him. His five IPL titles (with Kieron Pollard) are the joint-second most.
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Playing under Rohit’s captaincy, Rayudu won IPL titles in 2013, 2015 and 2017 with Mumbai and then won IPL trophies in 2018 and 2021 with his current team Super Kings. Rayudu missed the first two years due to his association with ICL. Rayudu has played 187 IPL matches so far. In this, he has 4187 runs and 22 fifties. Apart from this, he has also scored a century. Even though Rayudu is playing IPL. But he is rarely seen in domestic cricket.