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Sri Lanka have produced many highly talented batsmen over the last couple of decades, from Aravinda de Silva to Sanath Jayasuriya and Marvan Atapattu to Mahela Jayawardene. Another name that would easily slot into this category is that of Kumar Sangakkara.

The decision to omit Shivnarine Chanderpaul from the training squad that has been selected in preparation for the Australia series, practically bringing an end to the legend's career, has been met with mixed response.

Indian captain MS Dhoni has announced his much-awaited retirement from Test cricket in the wake of his horrendous run as leader and batsman over the last three-and-a-half years.

MS Dhoni has retired from Test cricket, the decision comes after India drew the third Test in Melbourne on Tuesday.

Former South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis in a recent interview to a cricket portal has backed his decision to retire from one-day cricket just months ahead of the 2015 World Cup.

One could see it coming. For nearly two decades now, Mahela Jayawardene has shouldered the burden of Sri Lanka on his capable shoulders, and has done so with admirable success, in such a sublime manner that you cannot but have great respect for the man.

Once India’s pace bowling spearhead, left-armer Zaheer Khan has been omitted from India’s squad that will tour England for five Tests.

2013, in a sense, can be termed as retirement season in the sport, since so many big names hanged their boots. As the year draws to a close, here’s a look at some prominent names who quit the game in 2013.

Honestly, it was only a matter of time. Jacques Kallis, the most complete cricketer of the modern era, has announced his retirement from the five-day game