Sreesanth retires from cricket
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Controversial Indian fast swing bowler S. Sreesanth has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. He was from Kerala.
He was a member of the world cup winning Indian cricket team of the T20 world cup and the 2011 ODI world cup team led by Mahendra singh Dhoni.
He played his first international cricket match against Sri Lanka in 2006 at Nagpur .
The 39-year-old played 27 Tests, 53 ODIs and 10 T20Is for India, picking up 87, 75 and seven wickets respectively.
He was banned for life for his alleged role in IPL spot fixing and also had to go to jail for it. He was later cleared of the charges by the court.
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