Ambati Rayudu Retirement Drama – Rayudu Retirement Tweet Deleted: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) campaign in IPL this year is nothing less than a SOAP OPERA. If the captaincy drama wasn’t enough, another drama was enacted by CSK star batter Ambati Rayudu on Saturday afternoon. Rayudu shocked the cricketing fraternity by announcing retirement. And within 15 minutes DELETED the TWEET: Follow IPL 2022 Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.
Ambati Rayudu Retirement Drama: CSK star Ambati Rayudu RETIRED or NOT? DELETES his retirement tweet within 15 Minutes: Check what’s COOKING?
Rayudu Retirement Tweet Deleted: So what exactly happened? Why did Rayudu deleted his Retirement tweet?
First what did Rayudu wrote?
“I am happy to announce that this will be my last ipl. I have had a wonderful time playing it and being a part of 2 great teams for 13 years. Would love to sincerely thank Mumbai Indians and Csk for the wonderful journey,” said Rayudu in his tweet.
So why did within 15 minutes DELETED his TWEET?
InsideSport tried reaching out to both Rayudu and CSK management to check the real story behind the deleted tweet.
No one at this stage is ready to say anything on RECORD. But InsideSport was informed by some sources in CSK camp that Rayudu’s tweet took CSK management by surprise.
“As soon as tweet started doing the rounds, CSK management got concerned as still some matches are to be played by the team. He was asked to take down the tweet with immediate effect”, said the informed source.
So was Rayudu upset by something? Why in the middle of tournament he decided to first announce his retirement and then take the tweet back?
At this stage no information in this regard is coming from the CSK’s side.
Here is CSK CEO Kasi Vishwanathan’s Tweet regarding Raydu’s IPL retirement. He made things clearer that the veteran is not retiring.
CSK CEO Kasi Vishwanathan on Ambati Rayudu:
No no he’s not retiring. Maybe he wasn’t happy with his performances and might have put it out. Just a psychological thing, I reckon. He’ll be with us.#IPL2022
— Subhayan Chakraborty (@CricSubhayan) May 14, 2022
Ambati Rayudu IPL 2022: Rayudu has been below-par this season with only 271 runs from 12 matches at a average of 27. His Strike Rate of 124 this season is also has been far below his career STRIKE RATE.
CSK has also crashed out of IPL 2022 Playoff RACE after losing to Mumbai Indians in the last match.
Chennai Super Kings (9th, 8 Points): Chennai Super Kings registered a shambolic 31-run defeat at the hands of Mumbai Indians to officially knock them away from the IPL Playoffs.
- CSK has been officially knocked off from the Playoffs.
- CSK Remaining Matches: GT, RR
IPL 2022 Teams Points Table
|2||Lucknow Super Giants||12||8||4||0||16||+0.385|
|4||Royal Challengers Bangalore||13||7||6||0||14||-0.323|
|8||Kolkata Knight Riders||12||5||7||0||10||-0.057|
|9||Chennai Super Kings||12||4||8||0||8||-0.181|