Former India wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Parthiv, 35, has played 25 Tests, 38 ODIs and 2 T20Is for India in an international career that spanned from 2002 to 2018. He made 934, 736 and 36 runs in the three formats respectively.
In domestic cricket, the 35-year-old Parthiv played played for Gujarat in 194 first-class matches.
— parthiv patel (@parthiv9) December 9, 2020
Parthiv debuted for the Indian team in 2002 and he created a record by becoming the youngest wicketkeeper in Tests. Parthiv was just 17 years and 153 days old when he made his debut for Indian team. Though Parthiv started his career on a positve note, he was dropped from the side in 2044 after the arrival of Dinesh Karthik and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Parthiv made his Ranji Trophy debut in in November 2004 in Ahmedabad.