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Ravindra Jadeja Retires From T20 Internationals

Star India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has announced his decision to retire from T20 internationals following India’s T20 World Cup 2024 triumph. Ravindra Jadeja has called it quits from T20 internationals, bowing out on a high with the T20 World Cup 2024 trophy.

Retirement Announcement

Following  India’s victory over South Africa by seven runs  in the final at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, Jadeja announced his retirement from T20Is through an Instagram post. His decision followed similar announcements from captain Rohit Sharma and veteran cricketer Virat Kohli, who also decided to step away from the shortest format of the game. Jadeja’s contribution to  Indian cricket has been immense, with his all-round abilities often turning the tide  in  India’s favour. His retirement marks the end of an era, and he leaves behind a legacy of remarkable performances and memorable moments on the field.

T20 World Cup 2024

In the T20 World Cup 2024, Jadeja’s campaign was a mix of highs and lows. Although he managed just one wicket from seven innings at an economy of 7.57 and an average of 106, he showed his mettle with the bat  in crucial matches. He played handy knocks of 9* off 5 balls against Australia and 17* off 9 balls in the semifinal against England.

Ravindra Jadeja Career Highlights

  • Debut: Jadeja made his T20I debut against Sri Lanka in February 2009 in Colombo.
  • Matches Played: He appeared in 74 T20I matches.
  • Runs Scored: Jadeja amassed 515 runs from 41 innings at an average of 21.45 and a strike rate of 127.16.
  • Best Batting Performance: His highest score came against England during the 2nd T20I  in Birmingham, where he scored an unbeaten 46 off 29 balls, helping  India reach 170/8 after being 89/5.
  • Wickets Taken: The left-arm spinner claimed 54 wickets from 71 innings at an average of 29.85 and an economy rate of 7.13.
  • Best Bowling Figures: Jadeja’s best bowling performance was 3/15 against Scotland.
  • Memorable Performances: One of his standout performances against a top nation was during the Asia Cup 2016, where he took 2/11  in three overs against Pakistan.
  • World Cup Statistics: Over six T20 World Cups, Jadeja picked up 22 wickets and scored 130 runs.


Batting stats

Matches Runs Average Strike Rate Best 100s/50s
74 515 21.45 127.16 46* 0/0

Bowling stats

Matches Wickets Econ. Average Strike Rate BBI
74 54 7.13 29.85 25.1 3/15

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