Virat Kohli Announces Retirement from T20I Cricket, Rohit Sharma Follows Suit After Lifting T20 World Cup

New Delhi (PTI): Cricketing icon Virat Kohli has announced his retirement from T20 International cricket, leaving fans and future generations in awe of his extraordinary career. Kohli, who amassed over 4,000 runs with an average of 48 in T20Is, has set a benchmark that will be difficult to surpass.

In a heartfelt gesture, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi congratulated the cricketing legend. “Congratulations Virat on an outstanding T20 career. You truly are signing off in grand style!” Gandhi tweeted, acknowledging the cricketer’s remarkable achievements and impact on the sport.

Adding to the monumental news, Rohit Sharma also announced his retirement from T20I cricket after lifting the T20 World Cup. Sharma’s departure marks another significant shift in the Indian cricket landscape, as he too has been a pivotal figure in the team’s success.

Kohli’s retirement marks the end of an era for Indian cricket. Known for his aggressive batting style, consistency, and leadership, he has been a cornerstone of India’s T20 squad. His remarkable statistics and unforgettable performances have etched his name in the annals of cricket history.

“Future generations will ask how someone could make over 4,000 runs in T20 with an average of 48, and we won’t have an answer. It’s an unbelievable career. Thank you, Virat,” said a statement from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), reflecting the sentiment of countless fans.

Both Kohli’s and Sharma’s departures from T20I cricket are significant moments, not just for Indian cricket but for the sport globally. Their contributions have been instrumental in shaping modern T20 cricket, and their legacies will continue to inspire budding cricketers worldwide.

As the cricketing world bids farewell to two of its greatest T20 players, the gratitude and admiration for their achievements are boundless.

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