India’s wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha announced his retirement from international and domestic cricket on Monday (15 February). The 37-year-old represented India in all three formats, including a Test, ODI and T20 International format. All his limited overs international matches were played during the Zimbabwe tour of India in 2010, his only Test match being against Sri Lanka in 2015 in Colombo.
Naman Ojha made his international debut in the ODI series in Zimbabwe tour in 2010.
Naman Ojha, who played cricket for Madhya Pradesh in domestic cricket, played 146 first class matches, scoring 9753 runs at an average of 41.67. In the first class matches, he scored 22 centuries and 55 half-centuries and his highest score was 219 not out.
Apart from this, he played 143 List A and 182 T20 matches including 113 IPL matches. In the IPL, he played for Delhi Daredevils, Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Ojha said on Monday, “20 years in first-class cricket and many times during junior competitions, I think it’s time for me to move on. It was a long journey and great phase in my life. ” “I am grateful to all who helped me dream of playing for my country and state – my coaches, trainers, physios and selectors, my captains and teammates, my family and well wishers, and thanks to MPCA and BCCI .