New Delhi: Former captain of Indian team Sourav Ganguly has said that former wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel always played like a team man and he is a great ambassador of Indian cricket. Patel retired from all forms of cricket on Wednesday. He made his debut in the Indian team under the captaincy of Ganguly.
The current BCCI president Ganguly said, “Parthiv has been a great ambassador of Indian cricket. He always played as a team man and when he made his international debut at the age of 17, it was good for me to captain him.
Ganguly said, “His hard work earned him a lot of name in international and domestic cricket. I congratulate him for his illustrious career and best wishes for the future. The performance he performed in the Ranji Trophy final and gave Gujarat the title for the first time will always be remembered in Gujarat cricket.
Patel, 35, has played 194 first-class matches and scored 11, 240 runs. He has scored 27 centuries and 62 half-centuries. Patel gave Gujarat the first Ranji Trophy title in 2016-17 under his captaincy. BCCI secretary Jai Shah said, ‘Parthiv has always played cricket with passion. He has played very difficult cricket for the Indian team. His contribution to domestic cricket will inspire future cricketers.”He said that winning the Ranji Trophy for the first time to Gujarat in the 2016-17 season is a great achievement, it shows his leadership potential.” BCCI congratulates Parthiv for his successful journey. “BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal said,” From a young player who wanted to make his name in international cricket to a player who paved the way for youth, Parthiv has come a long way. . I congratulate him for his illustrious career with the Indian team, Gujarat and IPL franchises. I also wish him all the best for the future.
नई दिल्ली: भारतीय टीम के पूर्व कप्तान सौरव गांगुली ने कहा है कि पूर्व विकेटकीपर-बल्लेबाज पार्थिव पटेल हमेशा एक टीम मैन की तरह खेले और वह भारतीय क्रिकेट के शानदार एम्बेसडर हैं. पटेल ने बुधवार को क्रिकेट के सभी प्रारूपों से संन्यास ले लिया. उन्होंने गांगुली की कप्तानी में ही भारतीय टीम में पदार्पण किया था.