VRV Singh, the Indian pacer who recently played five test matches in 2006-07. has declared his retirement after a career persistently hampered by injury.
The India pacer played two ODI matches for India also five tests as part of a new-look Indian pace attack.
The bowler was able to take eight wicked in five tests however not take in the ODI format.
“I kept trying to make a comeback, but if it was not my ankle, it was my back. You cannot fool around with your body. I had surgeries, rehab … After 2014, I did not play at all for a few years, but I trained and tried to play in 2018. But I could not make it, so I started thinking about the future,” ESPN Cricinfo quoted Singh as saying.
“It is not an overnight decision, but once I could not get fit for the 2018-19 season, I thought it made sense to leave. Yuvi (Yuvraj Singh) encouraged me a lot, the PCA (Cricket Association” Punjab Cricket Association) also backed me, and I gave it my best. But, unfortunately, it didn’t happen. So I thought it best to retire and think about what to do next,” he added.
The player his last representative game in the year 2014 for Punjab in the Ranji trophy in which pacer was able to take two wickets in the starting innings and five wickets during his second innings against Jammu and Kashmir
He made his debut for Punjab in the year 2005 when he was only 21-years old.