Tanmay Srivastav, who helped Team India win the Under-19 World Cup with Virat Kohli, has retired from cricket.
Mumbai, October 24: Tanmay Srivastav, who helped Team India win the Under-19 World Cup with Virat Kohli, has retired from cricket. At the age of 30, Tanmay has decided to retire from cricket. Under Virat’s leadership, India won the 2008 Under-19 World Cup. Tanmay Srivastava was the highest run scorer in that World Cup. Left-hander Tanmay had scored 262 runs at an average of 52.40 in the 2008 Under-19 World Cup.
Tanmay Srivastava had a brilliant performance in the Under-19 World Cup final. Tanmay had scored 46 in the final, but it was Tanmay who was instrumental in this low-scoring match. Tanmay’s performance helped India win the World Cup final by 12 runs. Tanmay’s career did not flourish after the World Cup victory. His teammates Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja played international cricket for India.
Tanmay didn’t get a lot of chances in the IPL either. He was picked by the Punjab team, but he could only play 3 matches. He scored just 8 runs at an average of 8. He has not been given a chance by any IPL team since 2009.
Tanmay has scored 4,918 runs in 90 first-class matches at an average of over 34. He also scored 1,728 runs in 44 List-A matches at an average of over 44. In T20 cricket, he had scored 649 runs at an average of over 28.