Senior batsman Ambati Tirupati Rayudu is reportedly set to leave Hyderabad for Baroda next domestic cricket season. Rayudu, who is representing Chennai Super Kings in the IPL, has recently taken to social media to announce his retirement and later deleted it.
A spokesman for the Baroda Cricket Association said Rayudu had contacted them before the start of the league. "Rayudu discussed with us before the start of the IPL. He said he wanted to play for Baroda. This issue has been discussed in the Apex Council," he said.
Rayudu, who has represented several teams in the past, continued with the Baroda team for four years. The veteran batter has played 97 first-class matches and has scored 6,151 runs. Also, he has played 55 ODIs and 6 T20s for India. The next Indian domestic cricket season starts in September-October.