All-rounder Stuart Binny announced on Monday that he would retire from all forms of cricket.© Instagram
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), President Sourav Ganguly, said on Monday that Stuart Binny’s contribution to cricket in Karnataka would be written in gold letters. Binny announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Monday. “I want to wish Stuart Binny all the best for his future endeavours. He has had a long career. First-class cricket is the foundation for a good international set-up and Stuart has made a huge contribution to that. His contribution to Karnataka State Cricket Association, which has produced so many famous players, will be written in golden letters. I wish him all the success in his life,” said Ganguly in an official BCCI release.
Speaking of Stuart, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah said: “Stuart Binny has been a true servant of Indian cricket and the all-rounder has also made a big contribution on the domestic circuit. His dedication and sincerity to the game will be an inspiration for future cricketers who want to pursue the game. I wish Stuart every success for the future.”
A right-handed batsman and a medium pacer, Binny, played 6 Tests, 14 ODIs and 3 T20Is for India. Stuart’s best moment in India’s colors came in 2014 when he made his way through the Bangladesh line-up and recorded the best ever ODI bowling figures (6/4) for an Indian.
A solid contributor in First-Class cricket, Stuart played 95 First-Class games in his 17-year career, scoring 4,796 runs and picking up 148 wickets. Stuart played for Karnataka and was part of the Ranji Trophy winning team in 2013-14.
In the Indian Premier League (IPL), he played for Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
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