Indian all-rounder Stuart Binny has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Binny, who has played six Tests, 14 ODIs and three Twenty20 internationals for India, has been out of the Indian team for a long time.
Binny played his last international (T20) on August 27, 2016 against the West Indies. “I want to tell you that I have decided to retire from first-class and international cricket,” Binny said in a statement. “I am very happy and proud to represent the country at the international level,” he said. Binny also thanked the Board of Control for Cricket in India, various teams, teammates and coaches who helped him move forward as a player.
Binny still holds the record for best ODI bowling for India. Binny had taken six wickets for just four runs against Bangladesh in the ODIs played in Dhaka in 2014. Binny also broke Anil Kumble’s record of 6/12 against the West Indies in 1993. Binny has scored 194 runs and taken three wickets in Test cricket. Also, in ODIs, Binny has taken 230 runs and 20 wickets, while in three Twenty20s, Binny has 35 runs and one wicket. Binny has also scored 4796 runs in 95 first-class matches. Besides, 148 wickets have also been taken. In addition to scoring 1788 runs in 100 List A matches, he has also taken 99 wickets.