‘Ek hi retirement ho plz’ – Fans react as Ambati Rayudu announces retirement after IPL 2023 final

By Daniel S

May 28, 2023

The defending champions Gujarat Titans will take on the four-time champions Chennai Super Kings in the final of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League 2023. Both teams will be eyeing to add another title to their list of title triumphs in the history of the tournament.

Meanwhile, the senior CSK batter Ambati Rayudu has made it to the headlines of social media as he is reported to announce his retirement from the Indian Premier League; the Andhra Pradesh-born batter might call it a day after the summit clash of IPL 2023 against Gujarat Titans.

Subsequently, cricket fans immediately took to Twitter to come up with a lot of different reactions to Ambati Rayudu and his speculated retirement.

Here’s how fans reacted to the retirement news of Ambati Rayudu:


Speaking of Ambati Rayudu’s career in the Indian Premier League, he has played 202 games so far in his 13-year-long IPL career. In these matches, Rayudu has scored 4329 runs with an average of 28.11 having a century and 22 half-centuries to his name. Although, he hasn’t met the expectations with his performances while batting in the current season of the Indian Premier League.

The 37-year-old has got a chance to bat in 11 innings of the 15 matches, he played for CSK in the IPL 2023. In these matches, he has scored only 139 runs with a below-par average of 15.44 having no century and half-century on his credit.

Here’s a look at the CSK squad before the IPL 2023 final against Gujarat Titans:

MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Subhranshu Senapati, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Akash Singh, Matheesha Pathirana, Simarjeet Singh, Prashant Solanki, Maheesh Theekshana, Ajinkya Rahane, Shaik Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Ajay Mandal, and Bhagath Varma.