Veteran batter Ambati Rayudu on Saturday (May 14) announced his retirement from the Indian Premier League (IPL).
In the ongoing IPL, Rayudu is playing for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), who are already out of the playoffs race and have two remaining games this season.
“I am happy to announce that this will be my last ipl. I have had a wonderful time playing it and being a part of 2 great teams for 13 years. Would love to sincerely thank Mumbai Indians and Csk for the wonderful journey,” Rayudu confirmed his IPL retirement through a tweet.
Ambati Rayudu played for Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians in his illustrious IPL career. He made his debut in 2010 for MI and represented the franchise till 2017, winning three titles with them.
Rayudu was roped in by CSK at the 2018 mega-auction and he went on to win two more IPL titles with the Yellow Army.
The right-hander was bought back by the Super Kings at the IPL 2022 mega-auction and he featured in 12 games this season, scoring 271 runs from 10 innings at a strike rate of 124.31.
Overall, Rayudu has played 187 IPL matches, amassing 4187 runs at 29.08 with a strike rate of 127.26, including one hundred and 22 half-centuries.