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IPL 2022: These cricketers announce ‘SHOCKING RETIREMENT’ before IPL 2022 Mega Auction

The BCCI is preparing for the IPL 2022 auction, which will take place next month, and the IPL 2022 preparations are well underway. According to current plans, the IPL 2022 auction would take place in Bengaluru on February 12 and 13. The upcoming mega auctions will feature a total of ten clubs, thanks to the acquisition of two more franchises, Lucknow and Ahmedabad. The mammoth auction will be the most massive we’ve ever seen. This year, a number of players from various nations will compete in the lucrative competition.

These players on this list have recently declared their retirement and may not be able to attend this event.

Chris Morris

Morris stated on January 11 that he was retiring from all forms of cricket. Morris has previously represented teams such as CSK, DC, and RCB. With an average of 22.07 and a strike rate of 155.27, he scored 618 runs in 81 IPL matches. Morris bowled 95 times for an average of 24.15 and an economy of 8. He thanked everyone who were a part of his journey and expressed excitement for the coaching role he has been roped in for. “Today I announce my retirement from all forms of cricket! Thanks to all who have played a part in my journey whether it be big or small…it’s been a fun ride! Delighted to be taking up a coaching role at #lifebeginsnow,” Morris said in an Instagram post.

AB de Villiers

On November 19, 2021, AB de Villiers announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, effectively ending his partnership with Royal Challengers Bangalore. He joined the RCB in 2011 and finished as the franchise’s second leading run scorer.

For RCB, de Villiers scored 4522 runs at an average of 41.10 and a strike rate of 158.33 in 157 matches. He accumulated two centuries and 37 half-centuries during his lifetime. He last represented South Africa in an international match in April 2018, when the Proteas faced Australia in Johannesburg.De Villiers tweeted “It has been an incredible journey, but I have decided to retire from all cricket. Ever since the back yard matches with my older brothers, I have played the game with pure enjoyment and unbridled enthusiasm. Now, at the age of 37, that flame no longer burns so brightly,” 

 

Harbhajan Singh

 “All good things come to an end and today as I bid adieu to the game that has given me everything in life, I would like to thank everyone who made this 23-year-long journey beautiful and memorable. My heartfelt thank you Grateful,” Harbhajan Singh tweeted.On December 24, last year, former Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh declared his retirement from all forms of cricket. In October 2015, he played a Twenty20 International against South Africa. Last season, Harbhajan was a member of the Kolkata Knight Riders, appearing in three games.