Stuart Binny, the former India allrounder who boasts the country’s best bowling figures in ODIs, has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket with immediate effect. Binny, son of 1983 World Cup-winning allrounder Roger Binny and a two-time Ranji Trophy winner, Binny, 37, represented India across 23 matches – six Tests, 14 ODIs and three T20Is. His first-class career spanned nearly 17 years, and he played the bulk of those 95 matches for his home state Karnataka; his standout domestic season was in 2013-14 when he scored 443 runs at 43.22 and took 14 wickets at 32.64, playing a key role in Karnataka’s run to the Ranji Trophy title. Overall, he ended his first-class career with 4796 runs and 146 wickets.
Binny said, “I would like to inform you that I have decided to retire from first-class and international cricket. It has given me tremendous joy and pride to have represented my country at the highest international level.”Binny’s performance against Bangladesh will forever be remembered. India was bowled for just 105 and it looked like an impossible task to defend the total