Indian all-rounder Stuart Binny announced his retirement from all forms of sports on Monday (August 30). Stuart Binny, who has played 6 Tests, 14 ODIs, and 3 T20I matches for India, Stuart Binny last played for India in the T20 series against the West Indies in the United States in 2016. Binny, a veteran from Karnataka, played in domestic cricket for almost a decade before earning his first India call-up.
He also left the BCCI system to play in the Indian Cricket League (ICL) before returning in 2009. He also got his first IPL contract with Mumbai Indians after returning to the BCCI system.
Binny, who made his debut for India against New Zealand in Hamilton, scored 230 runs in 50 overs matches and took 20 wickets. Binny still holds the record for best bowling by an Indian bowler. During the third ODI against Bangladesh in 2014, Binny bowled out Bangladesh for 58 in a spell of 4.4-2-4-6.
His Test debut was against England in Nottingham. Stuart Binny scored a crucial 78 in the 114-run draw. He scored 194 runs in the longest format and took 3 wickets.
Stuart, son of Robert Binny, a member of the 1983 World Cup-winning team, was part of India’s 2015 world cup team. However, he did not get a chance to play a single game in the tournament.
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In the IPL, he was part of the Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Rajasthan Royals (RR). He was retained by RR before the 2014 mega-auction.
Binny, a senior from Karnataka, left the state team for Nagaland before the 2019/20 season. Stuart Binny played two seasons for Nagaland as an allrounder.
In all, Binny played 95 first-class, 100 List A, and 150 Twenty20 matches. He has scored 4796 runs and taken 148 wickets in red-ball cricket. In List A cricket, Binny scored 1788 runs and take 99 wickets. He was also part of the India Under-19 team led by Parthiv Patel in 2002, which lost to South Africa in the semifinals.
He will be remembered as a player who stabbed himself above his height and performed to the best of his ability.
Binny thanked the BCCI, various teams, teammates, and coaches for their role in the development as a cricketer.
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