This former Indian captain suddenly retired and played an important role in taking Team India to the World Cup final

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Former Indian women's cricket team captain Rumeli Dhar has announced her retirement from all forms of cricket ahead of the three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka starting today. 

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Rumeli Dhar wrote a letter to the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Abhishek Dalmiya informing him of his decision. According to reports, she wrote in her letter that I would like to inform you that I am retiring from international and domestic cricket with immediate effect. 

38-year-old Rumeli Dhar has played four Tests, 78 ODIs, and 18 T20 matches for Team India. He made his international debut in 2003 against England. He made a significant contribution in leading the Indian team to the final of the World Cup played in South Africa in the year 2005.

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He returned to the Indian team in 2018 after a gap of six years. He played his last international match in the form of a T20 match against Australia on 22 March 2018. Rumeli Dhar has scored 236 runs in Tests, 961 in ODIs, and 131 in T20s. While he has taken 8 wickets in Tests, 63 in ODIs, and 13 wickets in T20s.