INTERNATIONAL RETIREMENT

  • Decided to retire with no chance to play for India again: Ajit Agarkar October 17, 2013

    Ajit Agarkar, who called it a day on Thursday, was once considered the man who could play the role of a genuine allrounder India kept searching since Kapil Dev quit the scene. Though he didn't live up to that reputation, Agarkar went on to have a fairly satisfying career as...
  • Emotional farewell for David Beckham May 19, 2013

    David Beckham, who retired from football earlier this week, shares his feelings following his last game for Paris St Germain. ...
  • I was a batsman rather than an artist: Laxman September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: VVS Laxman, India's middle order bulwark who announced his retirement from international cricket recently, reckons that his ability to come good in pressure situations was his "biggest strength" as a batsman. The 37yearold Laxman said he loved playing under difficult situations and adversities brought out the best in...
  • VVS Laxman retires: who said what August 18, 2012

    Mumbai: Former and current cricketers expressed surprise but were full of praise for VVS Laxman after the middleorder batsman decided to retire from international cricket. Former cricketer Bapu Nadkarni said that, "I thought he would play the series against New Zealand." Why the suspense? He could have done it earlier. Anyway,...
  • Youngsters deserve a chance to play vs NZ: VVS August 18, 2012

    Hyderabad: VVS Laxman feels the New Zealand Test series will be a big opportunity for the youngsters to gain confidence ahead of the overseas tours next year, as they would be playing an "inexperienced Kiwi attack". "I stick to my belief to give opportunity to the youngsters against the inexperienced New...
  • VVS Laxman on his retirement August 18, 2012

    Laxman announced his decision to retire with immediate effect in a press conference on Saturday. ...
  • Laxman calls it a day from international cricket August 18, 2012

    New Delhi: VVS Laxman ended all speculation surrounding his retirement on Saturday when he announced his decision to call it quits from international cricket with immediate effect. "I am retiring from international cricket with immediate effect," Laxman said during a press conference. "This is the right time for me to move...