Kolkata: Barely two months ago, Ambati Rayudu announced retirement from the International cricket. However, the 33-year-old cricketer has now expressed his eagerness to showcase his skills on the 22-yard once again.

Rayudu, in a letter to the Hyderabad Cricket Association, wrote that his decision to retire was an 'emotional' one and added that he was now available for selection.

"I would like to bring to your notice that I would like to come out of retirement and play cricket in all formats," Rayudu's e-mail read.

"I want to take this opportunity to thank Chennai Super Kings, VVS Laxman and Noel David, who have been very supportive during the tough time and are instrumental in making me realise that I have enough cricket left in me."

"I am looking forward to a wonderful season ahead with a very talented Hyderabad team and help the team realise its full potential. I will be available from September 10 to join the Hyderabad team," he added.

Later, the HCA sent out a mail which read, "This is to inform you that Ambati Rayudu has withdrawn his announcement of retirement and has made himself available for the shorter format of the game for HCA for 2019-20."

A furious Rayudu announced retirement from the International cricket after Vijay Shankar was preferred over him as the replacement of injured Shikhar Dhawan in the 2019 World Cup.

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