He had seen high and low points in his career but never fell short of fulfilling his potential.
Mumbai Indians are heavily dependent on him and Pollard to do the damage in middle overs.
He dropped a tweet where he shared an update about his family members.
"I'm hugely proud of my first-class record."
Shankar is a potential candidate to bat in the top five after his show in Nagpur.
"We were even sharing ideas on the field."
"I have a lot more clarity in terms of what I want to do."
He denied allegations that he was running after high-ranking officials and ministers to save his place in the national side, adding that he always honoured the selection process of the country’s cricket board and never raised any question.
He played 20 international matches for South Africa.
He was later back on the field after having five stitches and passing the concussion test.