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IPL 2022: After IPL retirement U-TURN, Ambati Rayudu set to end domestic EXILE and return to Baroda for upcoming season

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IPL 2022: Follow IPL 2022 Live Updates – Chennai Super Kings batter Ambati Rayudu is all set to end his domestic exile and play for Baroda for the upcoming season. Previously Rayudu tweeted that he would retire from IPL after the conclusion of this season but decided to take down his tweet within a few minutes. Rayudu has previously spent 4 seasons with Baroda. Follow IPL 2022 Live Updates on InsideSport.IN

The controversial cricketer, who has always had run-ins with various cricket establishments throughout his career, seems to have hit a roadblock with HCA and once again wants to switch states.

IPL 2022: After IPL retirement U-TURN, Ambati Rayudu set to end domestic EXILE and return to Baroda for upcoming season

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“Ambati Rayadu had approached us before the start of the IPL and expressed his desire to play for us,” a senior Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) official told PTI on conditions of anonymity.

IPL 2022: After IPL retirement U-TURN, Ambati Rayudu set to end domestic EXILE and return to Baroda for upcoming season
IPL 2022: After IPL retirement U-TURN, Ambati Rayudu set to end domestic EXILE and return to Baroda for upcoming season

“Baroda has decided to rope him in as he has expressed his willingness to play for the team. The team is already looking for Deepak Hooda’s replacement,” a BCA official said. Hooda has moved to Rajasthan, after a spat with Baroda captain Krunal Pandya last year.

“We then put up the matter before the Apex Council and the Apex Council is open for the move,” the official added. However, the official maintained that things will be worked out. The 36-year-old right-handed batter in his career has played for Baroda for four seasons.

Rayudu, who represented the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the IPL, was recently in news when he had deleted his “retirement” tweet after intervention by the CSK management.

IPL 2022: After IPL retirement U-TURN, Ambati Rayudu set to end domestic EXILE and return to Baroda for upcoming season

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He has played 97 first-class matches wherein he has scored 6,151 runs. Apart from that he has played 55 ODIs and 6 T20s for India. The normal Indian domestic cricket season starts in September-October.

“Would love to sincerely thank Mumbai Indians and CSK for the wonderful journey.” Previously Rayudu had announced his retirement from the game after failing to get into the team for the 2019 World Cup. However, the 36-year-old later changed his mind to continue playing in IPL.

IPL 2022: After IPL retirement U-TURN, Ambati Rayudu set to end domestic EXILE and return to Baroda for upcoming season

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