India – Former India cricketer Subramaniam Badrinath has announced his retirement from all forms of the game.

Summary

  • Former India cricketer Subramaniam Badrinath has announced his retirement from all forms of the game.
  • The stylish Tamil Nadu middle-order batsman, who played two Tests, seven ODIs and a lone T20 international, said he had been pondering retirement for the past one year and took the decision as he wanted to spend more time with his family.
  • Badrinath, who donned the role of coach (for Karaikudi Kaalai) in the recent Tamil Nadu Premier League-3, was the mainstay of the State Ranji team for over a decade before moving on to play for other sides including Vidarbha and Hyderabad.
  • The former CSK batsman said it was his dream to help Tamil Nadu win the Ranji Trophy but it didn’t happen.
  • On the Ranji Trophy final in 2004 against Mumbai, he said against such sides one needs to seize the chances that come their way and felt Tamil Nadu could have done better in the first innings of the match, played at the MA Chidambaram stadium here.


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