Shadab Jakati has announced his retirement from all formats of cricket (SOURCE: TWITTER)

Shadab Jakati, a left-arm spin bowler playing for Goa in Indian cricket, has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. In addition to Goa in the domestic season, Shadab has also been a part of three teams in the Indian Premier League.

Shadab played his first first-class cricket match against Punjab in 1998–99. He, however, never played for the Indian team. He has played cricket for Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Lions, Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL. He played a total of 59 matches in IPL and took 47 wickets in his name.

He took Twitter to announce his retirement.


In his long cricket career spanning two decades, he participated in 92 first-class matches and also played 82 List A matches. Apart from these, 91 T20 matches are also in his account. In total, he took 400 wickets in his bag. He was one of the important members of Chennai, captained by Dhoni in the IPL.

He, however, could never make it to the Indian team.

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