Ashoke Dinda, who served Bengal with tempo and fervour for one-and-a-half many years, introduced his retirement from all types of cricket on Tuesday.
Dinda, 36, who additionally donned India colors in ODIs and T20Is, thanked everybody who backed him in his cricketing journey.
“Immediately I’m retiring from all codecs of cricket. There have been a number of individuals, together with my mother and father, who’ve helped me all through my profession and I wish to thank them. A thanks to my on-subject guardian, Sourav Ganguly. He has a number of contribution in my profession,” stated Dinda, accompanied by his spouse Sreyasi Rudra, at a press convention on the Eden Gardens right here.
He was offered a silver plaque and a bouquet by the Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) officers.
Dinda, who made his First Class debut for Bengal in 2005, led the state group’s assault with distinction for a number of seasons and took 420 wickets, together with 26 5-wicket hauls, in 116 First Class matches. He claimed 151 wickets apiece in Listing A and T20.
Dinda fell out with the Bengal group administration and moved to Goa earlier this season. He performed three T20s for Goa within the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy this month earlier than deciding to hold up his boots.
“I felt my physique was not allowing me to proceed anymore,” stated Dinda.
Hailing from East Medinipur district, Dinda stood out for his constant tempo. He excelled in his performances for Bengal and was drafted into the Indian Premier League facet Kolkata Knight Riders in 2008. He went on to play for Delhi Daredevils, Pune Warriors, Rising Pune Supergiants and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Making his India debut in a T20I in opposition to Sri Lanka in 2009, Dinda took 17 wickets in 9 matches. In 2010, he made his ODI debut in opposition to Zimbabwe and took 12 wickets in 13 matches.