Harbhajan Singh announces retirement from cricket; They say all good things come to an end

Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, December 24

Veteran India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Friday announced his retirement from cricket. He took to social media to bid goodbye to the game.

He wrote: “All good things come to an end and today as I say goodbye to the sport that has given me everything in life, I want to thank all those who have made this 23 year long journey beautiful and memorable. Make. My heartfelt thanks thank you”

The 41-year-old from Punjab took 417 wickets in 103 Tests, 269 wickets in 236 ODIs and 25 wickets in 28 T20Is in his illustrious career.

Harbhajan, who made his India debut in 1998 during an ODI against New Zealand in Sharjah, last played for the country during a T20I against the United Arab Emirates in Dhaka in March 2016.

One of the most memorable moments in his international career was when he took 32 wickets in three Test matches against Australia in March 2001, including the first Test hat-trick by an Indian. With inputs from PTI