Zaheer Khan had announced his retirement from international cricket earlier today. He was undoubtedly one of India's finest fast bowlers. His record speaks for itself – 610 wickets in international cricket. This is the third highest of all left-arm pace bowlers.
In 200 ODIs, he picked up 282 wickets at an average of 29.43 while in Tests he picked up 311 wickets in 92 matches at an average of 32.94. The highlight of his career was leading India to the 2011 World Cup title picking up 21 wickets at an impressive average of 18.76.
On occasion of his retirement, here is what some of his colleagues had to say about him: