IPL 2024: This Gujarat Titans cricketer retired even before the tournament started, no one expected


Even before the start of the 17th edition of the Indian Premier League, a veteran cricketer surprised everyone by announcing his retirement. The upcoming edition of IPL will start from March 22. Even before this, Australia's star cricketer batsman Matthew Wade surprised everyone by announcing his retirement from first-class cricket.

However, 36-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade will continue to play ODI and T20. He will be seen playing the last first-class match of his career for Tasmania against Western Australia in Perth. This will be the 166th match of his first-class career. The Hobart-born cricketer is also expected to be seen representing Australia in the T20 World Cup 2024.

Wade has played 36 test matches for Australia till the year 2021. He scored 1613 runs in his test career. He has scored four centuries and five half-centuries during this period. He has scored 9183 runs in 165 matches of first-class cricket. This time he will play for Gujarat Titans in IPL.

PC: abplive