Deepak Hooda has decided to quit Baroda and is set to join Rajasthan, ahead of the upcoming Indian domestic season.
The all-rounder, who features in the Indian Premier League for Kings XI Punjab, has already obtained a No Objection Certificate from Baroda Cricket Association.
“It is definitely a sad feeling to quit Baroda, for whom I have played throughout my career. But I spoke to my coaches, well-wishers and thought this was the right decision for me,” Hooda told Sportstar.
The cricketer was suspended by the Baroda Cricket Association for leaving the bio-bubble on the eve of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, following a spat with captain Krunal Pandya. However, he was allowed to play the IPL for Kings XI.
Having debuted for Baroda in 2013, Hooda has featured in 46 first-class and 68 List-A matches, along with 131 T20s. In 2017, he was also named in the India squad for the limited-overs…