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Sri Lankan legend Tillakaratne Dilshan quit international cricket following the second T20 against Australia

The day began with Younis Khan announcing his shock retirement from ODIs, just days after he was recalled for the one-day series against England. The next task for Pakistan was undoubtedly to announce that they would like the win the first ODI at Abu Dhabi for him.

The dashing opener Virender Sehwag announced on Tuesday that he will be retiring from all forms of international cricket and IPL as well.

Exciting, exhilarating, enchanting -- these are words you do not usually associate with Test cricket. But, bring Virender Sehwag into the equation, and the five-day game gets redefined. A couple of years before Sehwag made his mark at the international stage, Adam Gilchrist had already made his name as a dashing Test cricketer.

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.