Yuvraj Singh announces retirement from international cricket; deets inside
He announced his retirement today at a press conference in Mumbai.
For all the fans of Yuvi, it’s a sad news that your favoruite cricketer has announced his retirement at a press conference today. Addressing the media in Mumbai, he said, “After 25 years, I have decided to move on. Cricket has given me everything and is the reason why I stand here today,” adding, “I was extremely lucky to play 400 games for India. I could have never imagined it when I first started playing cricket.”
“It was a love-hate relationship with this game. I can’t explain what it really means to me. This game taught me to fight. I have failed more times than I succeeded and I will never give up,” said the 37-year-old.
Yuvraj Singh joined One-day International (ODI) in October 2000 with ICC KnockOut Trophy in Kenya. He made his Test debut in 2003 at his home ground Mohali against New Zealand and then he joined Indian T20 International squad in the ICC World T20 in 2007, against Scotland at Durban in September in the same year. In 58 T20Is he scored 1177 runs with 8 half-centuries.
He played 40 test matches, scoring 1900 runs with an average of 33.92. His last international match was in June, 2017. He made a comeback after his cancer treatment.
Yuvi is the 8th highest run-scorer and the fourth-highest wicket-taker in the tournament as India won the World Cup on April 2, 2011.
We will miss Yuvraj in ODI.
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