Parvinder Awana Bids Adieu to Cricket with Immediate Effect

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Parvinder Awana Bids Adieu to Cricket With Immediate Effect 

Parvinder Awana Bids Adieu to Cricket With Immediate Effect
Parvinder Awana retires from all the forms of cricket. Getty Images

Former Kings Xi Punjab (KXIP) seamer, Parvinder Awana on Tuesday (July 17) has decided to bid adieu to all forms of cricket at the of 31.

Meanwhile, Awana represented Delhi in the domestic circuit and has been one of their star performers over the years. Despite him being supremely talented, he never got more opportunities to showcase his talent at the highest level of the gentleman’s game.

However, he remained wicketless in the two Twenty20 International games he played for his country against England.

The 31-year-old Awana ended his career with 191 wickets in the first-class cricket only in 62 matches. He also has 10 five-wicket hauls to his name.

Awana, the paceman also picked 63 wickets in 44 List-A matches to go with 77 scalps in the shortest format of the game at a decent strike rate of 17.6.

Parvinder Awana
Photo Credit: Twitter.

Furthermore, Awana played 33 matches for Mohali-based Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise KXIP. He picked 39 wickets at an impressive economy of 8.27.

However, Awana didn’t feature in the 2014 edition and since then the franchise showed no interest.

Parvinder Awana took to Twitter to announce his retirement:

Awana took to the social media platform to inform everybody about his decision. He thanked every person involved with him during his playing days.

The paceman also noted that every good thing needs to come to an end and this was his time. He also added a lengthy message thanking everybody and crediting everyone for making him who he is particularly in the field of cricket.

There comes a time when all good things come to an end. I would like to thank everyone who have been part of my cricketing journey and supported me at all times,” he wrote.

https://twitter.com/ParvinderAwana/status/1019153444333146112

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