In India, cricket is the most popular sport. In fact, it is not an exaggeration to claim that cricket is in every Indian’s blood. Indian cricket has produced some of the world’s top players. However, due to a variety of factors, some Indian cricketers were compelled to retire and terminate their careers considerably earlier than expected. The following is a list of three cricketers who were forced to retire due to injury.

Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri:

Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri is a former Indian cricketer and the Indian cricket team’s interim Director since August 2014. Between 1981 and 1992, he played for the Indian national team in both Test and one-day matches. Due to his ailments, he was forced to retire at the age of 31.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni:

The current Indian captain has retired from test cricket. He was suffering from hand ailments and fitness concerns at the time, and as a result, he missed five One-Day Internationals. He was under a lot of strain to represent India in all three forms while also being the captain of the Chennai Super Kings. As a result, he opted to withdraw from test cricket.

Praveen Kumar:

Praveen Kumar was the most recent player to retire at a young age, despite having a successful international career at the outset of his career. He was a key figure in India’s ODI series victory in Australia in 2008, and he went on to represent India in all three forms.

Praveen Kumar was a prominent swing bowler who appeared in six tests, 68 One-Day Internationals, and six Twenty-20 Internationals before retiring in 2012. After that, he wasn’t a regular part of the IPL, and his loss of pace made it tough for him to re-enter the Indian team. At the age of 32, he declared his retirement in 2018.