On Monday the 37-year-old Indian all-rounder Stuart Binny has announced his retirement from international and first-class cricket.
The Karnataka star has represented India in 6 Tests, 14 ODIs and 3 T20s from 2014-2016. He made his international debut in 2014 and last played for India in 2016 against the West Indies. His bowling figures of 6/4 in 4.4 overs against Bangladesh in 2014 is the best by an Indian bowler in ODIs.
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This medium-pace bowling all-rounder was an explosive lower-order batsman and handy medium pace bowler. In his two-year career, Binny has scored 459 runs and taken 24 wickets in international cricket. He still holds the record for the best ODI figures among the Indian bowlers.
“It has given me tremendous joy and pride to have represented my country at the highest international level,” Stuart Binny said in a statement.
“I would like to inform that I have decided to retire from international and first-class cricket,” Binny added.
“I would like to acknowledge the huge role that the BCCI has played in my cricketing journey. Their faith and support over the years have been incredible. My cricketing journey would not even have started had it not been for the Karnataka state and their support. It has been an honour to captain and win trophies with my state,” he said.
For 17 years, Stuart Beanie has scored 4796 runs and taken 148 wickets in 95 first-class matches. He was an integral member of the Karnataka team when Karnataka won the Ranji Trophy in 2013-14 and 2014-15 respectively. He has 1641 runs and 73 wickets in T20 cricket and 1788 runs and 99 wickets in List A cricket.
The son of former World Cup winner Roger Binny, Stuart Binny has represented Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals in his Indian Premier League (IPL) career. Binny scored 880 runs in 95 IPL matches and took 22 wickets. He last played for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL in 2019.