Indian Premier League 2019: ‘Revamped’ Delhi Capitals gave a fitting tribute to Gautam Gambhir, who announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Gambhir was a part of Delhi Daredevils in 2018 but stepped down after six games. The veteran India opener last played for India in 2016, is a two-time World Cup member. The franchise called him one of the modern greats and wished him the very best for his future. “Truly one of the modern-day giants of the game! Congratulations on a wonderful career and best wishes for the future,” the post read. Also Read - England vs Pakistan 2020: Mohammad Hafeez Breaches Bio-secure Bubble in UK, PCB Puts All-rounder in Isolation
The southpaw’s career spanned 15 years, where he also led Kolkata Knight Riders franchise to two IPL titles and has been one of the leading run-getters in the history of the league.
The southpaw has represented Team India in 58 Tests, 147 ODIs and 37 T20Is, managing to score more than 10000 runs in international cricket.
Gambhir will be playing his last game as a professional cricketer when he steps onto the pitch for Delhi in the ongoing Ranji Trophy. Delhi will be up against Andhra Pradesh, with the match starting on December 6 at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.