Mumbai: Former Indian Test Cricketer Vinod Kambli on Sunday announced his retirement from international cricket. Kambli was accompanied by his mentor Ramakant Acharekar and Virender Sehwag. Surprisingly, his childhood friend Sachin Tendulkar opted out of the function.
Kambli made the announcement at the the inauguration of his sports academy - Khel Bharati at Mumbai. However, he made it clear that he will continue to play in domestic cricket.
Vinod Kambli last played for India in the year 2000. The southpaw Vinod had achieved a remarkable feet by scoring back to back double centuries at the test level.
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Kambli, who played in 17 Tests had scored 1084 runs in the Tests. In the 104 ODIs Kambli played he scored 2477 runs.
Kambli recently stirred up a controversy when he accused his childhood friend Sachin Tendulkar for not supporting him during bad days of his career.