Players have come and gone but there are legends who leave cricket by creating an impact on the viewers of the game. Today, let’s take a bow and remember the top five great cricketers who announced their retirement from every format of cricket this year.
1.) Virendra Sehwag (aka Viru, Nawab of Najafgarh)
An only Indian to score two triple centuries in Test format, retired from all formats of cricket in October,2015. Sehwag also holds the record of scoring a double hundred in ODI’s under his belt.
He played his last international match against Australia in the year 2013.
2.) Kumar Sangakkara (aka Sanga)
Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World 2015, said good bye to international matches after playing first two test matches against India this August. Sangakkara owns the record of maximum number of dismissals by a wicket keeper in ODI’s.
He is the highest run scorer in International Cricket after legendary Sachin Tendulkar.