Ambati Rayudu took retirement in a hasty manner after he was ignored for the World Cup in England and Wales. The right-hand batsman was not called to England despite being in the back-up list and other players were preferred over him.
It seems he is regretting his retirement call and is thinking of playing cricket again. He has expressed to play in the Indian Premier League and other formats of white-ball cricket again.
“I would definitely be playing the IPL for Chennai Super Kings and make a comeback into white-ball cricket. My priority now is to get back into peak fitness,” said the right-handed batsman.
“I wouldn’t say it was an emotional decision because I worked very hard for the World Cup in the last four years. You are bound to be disappointed and I felt it was time (to retire). The decision that I took was not because of rejection or anything else. You work towards something and when you don’t get it, you feel it’s time to move on,” Rayudu had told reporters on the retirement decision.
Although he didn’t reveals his plans about international comeback, he didn’t rule it out either.
“I had some time to think over it and then decided might as well come and play some cricket,” he said before being asked about his plans for the Indian T20I side. “I haven’t thought that far yet. I need to take it step-by-step and see how things pan out in the coming months.”