Ambati Rayudu retires from IPL .. two more matches

Telugu cricketer Ambati Rayudu says goodbye to IPL. Ambati Rayudu, who is playing for the Chennai Super Kings team this year, played 12 matches in the IPL 2022 season and scored 271 runs at an average of 27.10. There is only one half century in it. Chennai Super Kings will play only two matches in the league stage of the latest season. Ambati Rayudu announced on Saturday that this will be the last IPL season in his career. It is already known that Chennai has exited the IPL 2022 season playoff race. Chennai Super Kings will play two more matches on May 15 against Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals on May 20.

Ambati Rayudu IPL retirement

Ambati Rayudu, who made his IPL debut in 2010, played for the Mumbai Indians for a long time. The Guntur cricketer, who later joined the Chennai Super Kings team, has played 187 IPL matches so far. Ambati Rayudu scored 4187 runs with a strike rate of 127.26 in this order. This includes one century and 22 half centuries. Rayudu, who skyrocketed in the IPL 2018 season, scored 602 runs with a strike rate of 149.75. That year, Chennai Super Kings won the title with a single hand. Ambati Rayudu was part of the Mumbai team that won the title in 2013, 2015, 2017. He was also a member of the Chennai team that won the title in 2018 and 2021.

Ambati Rayudu, who came to power in the 2018 IPL season, is hoping for a place in the 2019 ODI World Cup squad. But then the selectors selected Vijay Shankar to replace Ambati Rayudu in the team. With that, Rayudu announced his retirement from international cricket and withdrew his decision within days. It is noteworthy that Ambati Rayudu deleted the retirement tweet today within minutes.