Sports News Today 7 March, Wasim Jaffer retirement: Former Indian cricket crew opener Wasim Jaffer introduced his retirement from all codecs of cricket on Saturday. The 42-year-old Jaffer scored a complete of 1,944 runs in 31 Tests at a median of 34.11, together with 5 centuries and 11 half-centuries. His highest private rating is 212 runs. In this fashion, Jafar's illustrious profession, which has been happening for two many years, additionally got here to an finish.
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Thanks to all
Jaffer mentioned within the assertion, 'First of all I want to thank Allah who lent me expertise to play this unbelievable sport. <! –
I want to specific my gratitude to my household, my dad and mom and brothers who inspired me to take up the game as a occupation. I wish to specific my gratitude to my spouse who left England's snug life for me to settle my pretty dwelling and for me and the kids. Special due to all my coaches. My heartfelt gratitude to the selectors who trusted me.
Had hit a double century within the Windies
This opener is likely one of the few Indian batsmen to attain a double century within the West Indies. He smashed 212 towards the Caribbean crew in St. Lucia.
Strong file in Ranji Trophy
Jaffer made his Test debut towards South Africa in 2006. He performed his first ODI in 2006 towards the identical opponent. Jaffer performed solely two ODIs, scoring ten runs. He is nonetheless remembered for his efficiency in home cricket, particularly within the Ranji Trophy.
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He is the primary batsman to attain 12,000 runs in Ranji Trophy. He represented Mumbai for many of his profession. Later, he began enjoying from Vidarbha. He is the primary batsman to play 150 matches in Ranji Trophy.
Did debut in firstclass cricket in 1996-97
Jaffer made his debut in first-class cricket in 1996-97 and scored 19,410 runs in 260 matches at a median of 50.67. This consists of 57 centuries and 91 half-centuries. Jaffer has additionally performed 23 T20 matches wherein he has scored 616 runs. During this, his greatest rating was 95.