One of the finest Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has announced his retirement from international cricket. He played his last international match in 2017 and played only four matches in the Indian premier league 2019.
Yuvraj Singh made his international debut in 2000 in the champion trophy. Yuvi played 304 ODIs for India and made 8701 runs. He scored 14 centuries, and 52 fifties in ODIs. He won the player of the tournament in 2011 world. he took 111 ODI wickets for team India.
Yuvraj Singh played 58 T20Is for India and made 1177 runs with the help of 5 fifties. He held the record of the fastest fifty in just 12 balls. He hit the 12 balls fifty against England during the t20 world cup 2007. During this inning, He smashed six sixes in an over to Stuart Board.
Yuvi could not play enough test matches. He only featured in 40 tests and made 1900 runs with the help of 3 centuries and 11 fifties.
Earlier, as per reports of times of India, a BCCI official said, “He would like to speak to the BCCI and get more clarity on plying his trade in tournaments like GT20 (Canada), Euro T20 Slam in Ireland and Holland as he has offers.”
Now he may play in the various t20 leagues around the world.
Yuvraj Singh on his retirement,
“I have been playing international cricket on and off for 17 years. Now, it is time to say good bye to move on and walk away. It has been an roller coaster ride and great story but it has to come to an end.”
“Cricket has given me everything. I gave my blood and sweat to the game. Thanks to my true fans who have always supported me on and off the field. Trust me, I have never stopped believing in myself.”
“This has been a lovely journey, see you on the other side.”
“I made some great friends and some not so great friends in cricket over the years. I would like to thank selectors and Sourav Ganguly for giving me another chance.”
“This game taught me how to fight, how to fall, to dust off, to get up again and move forward. Thank you for being a part of this journey.”
“Some of the most memorable moments of my career are the 2002 Natwest Trophy final, my Test ton against Pakistan in 2004 in Lahore, winning the World T20 in 2007 and hitting six sixes. Winning 2011 WC was the best moment of my career.”