Yo Mahesh has announced that he will stop all cricket.© Twitter
Former Tamil Nadu and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) sailor Vijaykumar Yo Mahesh has announced that he will stop all forms of cricket. The right arm medium-speed bowler ends his career with 108 wickets in 50 first-class games. He also scalped 93 wickets in List A cricket with an average of 24.67. The former sailor played for India U-19 alongside Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja in the 2006 World Cup in Sri Lanka. “To my two IPL franchises, DD and CSK, for trusting me to represent them and for having the opportunity to share the locker room with the legends of the game. The last five years have been injured but I’m grateful to India Cements because it’s solid and has my back, ‘Mahesh said in a statement.
Mahesh’s last competitive outing was in August 2019 when he played in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL). His last match for Tamil Nadu was a List A match against Assam in Chennai in September 2018.
“In the beginning, thanks to BCCI for the opportunity to represent India at the under-19 level and India A. It was an honor and I proudly call it the highest point of my career,” said Mahesh.
Mahesh was Delhi Daredevil’s highest wicket-taker in the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2008. He took 16 wickets with an economy of 8.77 and later played for CSK in the showpiece.
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