Joginder Sharma announces retirement from all formats

It was Joginder Sharma who made Team India the world champion by throwing the last over against Pakistan in the final match.

  • Sinchan Saha | February 3, 2023 | 12:45 pm

The upcoming Test series against Australia is Team India’s next task. Before the start of this series, Indian cricket fans were shocked to their core. A Team India player has abruptly announced his retirement. This player was a big part of India winning the T20 World Cup in 2007. Despite the fact that this player did not join Team India after the World Cup.

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Indian cricket fans are quick to recall Joginder Sharma whenever the T20 World Cup of 2007 is mentioned. By throwing the final over against Pakistan in the final match, Joginder Sharma made Team India the world champion. Joginder Sharma has now announced that he will no longer play cricket in any format. On social media, he has shared this information with his followers.

Earned a big name in a small career 

Joginder Sharma, 39, has represented India in four Twenty20 internationals and four One-Day Internationals. Joginder Sharma took one wicket in one-day internationals and spent runs with an economy of 4.6. Joginder Sharma, on the other hand, had an economy of 9.52 in the Twenty20 format, where he took four wickets and scored runs. In addition, Joginder Sharma appeared in 16 IPL matches. He was a member of the Chennai Super Kings team.

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Hero of 2007 T20 World Cup 

Team India scored 157 runs while batting first in the 2007 T20 World Cup final. Pakistan needed 13 runs from the final six balls to win despite chasing 158 runs. Joginder Sharma received the final over of the innings from captain MS Dhoni. After that, Joginder defeated fit Misbah-ul-Haq and made India the champion of the world. Joginder Sharma’s greatest match to date was this one.
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