The BCCI on Wednesday wished Ashok Dinda best of luck for all his future endeavors after the pacer took retirement from all forms of Cricket.
The pacer represented India in 13 ODIs & nine T20Is scalping 12 & 17 wickets respectively. Dinda announced his retirement via a press conference on Tuesday. Ashok Dinda also thanked BCCI President Sourav Ganguly when he announced his retirement. “As @dindaashoke retires from all forms of cricket, we wish him all the best for the future,” BCCI tweeted. Dinda announced his retirement via a press conference on Tuesday.
“Playing for India is everybody’s aim, I played for Bengal that’s why I got the chance to represent India. I thank the BCCI for giving me an opportunity to play for India. Senior players like Deep Dasgupta, Rohan Gavaskar guided me when I played for Bengal. I got the support every time I picked a wicket,” Dinda said in the press conference.
Ashok Dinda who made his ODI debut in May 2010, extended special thanks to BCCI President Sourav Ganguly saying that the former India Captain has always supported him.
“I would like to say special thanks to Sourav Ganguly, I remember in 2005-06, Sourav Ganguly picked me in the 16-member team, I debuted against Maharashtra. I am forever in the debt to Dada, he always supported me. I have decided to call time on my career here in Bengal,” he had said.
“I started at the age of 21. I thank the CAB for always supporting me, the board has given me the freedom to express myself,” Dinda had added.