India’s Gautam Gambhir to retire from all forms of cricket


Former India batsman Gautam Gambhir has announced he is to retire from all forms of cricket.

The left-handed opener won both the World T20 in 2007 and the World Cup in 2011, top-scoring in both finals, during a 12-year international career between 2004 and 2016.

In total, he played 58 Tests, scoring over 4,000 runs at an average 41.95, including nine centuries and 22 half-centuries.

He also played 147 one-day internationals and 37 Twenty20 internationals; he hit 11 ODI hundreds, averaging 39.68, and made seven T20I fifties.