Former Indian bowler Sundeep Tyagi on Tuesday announced retirement from all formats of the competitive cricket. Sundeep, 33, played a total of four ODIs and one-off T20I match in the blue jersey for India. Besides, he also played 14 matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) during his short career.
He represented Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad during his stint in the IPL before getting dropped from the tournament.
In the domestic cricket Tyagi played a total of 41 First-class and 23 List A matches and took 109 and 31 wickets respectively. He also featured in 23 T20 matches (including IPL) and finished with a total of 16 wickets on his name.
“I have achieved what is every player’s dream to represent the country and wearing the Indian flag is a dream I lived,” he said.
“I want to thank MS Dhoni under whom I played my first ODI. I want to thank my role models Mohammad Kaif, RP Singh and Suresh Raina. It is very difficult to do this but to move ahead we must let go.” he added.
Tyagi made into the mainstream after taking 10-wicket-haul on his debut game in Ranji Trophy in 2007 and finished the season with 41 wickets. Moreover, he played an instrumental role in leading Uttar Pradesh to the finals of the Ranji Trophy in 2008.
He played his last first-class match in 2017 and List A/T20 game back in 2014.