Mumbai: Yuvraj Singh, India’s 2007 T-20 World Cup and the hero of the 2011 Cricket World Cup, said goodbye to International Cricket on Monday. Yuvraj announced his retirement from international cricket during his press conference in Mumbai.
Yuvraj Singh, who was debuting in international cricket for India in 2000, wanted to play in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. But due to poor form and fitness, his dream remained incomplete. Yuvraj Singh is among the star batsmen of India. In the 2007 T-20 World Cup, he makes sixer record in an over of Stuart Broad of England.
According to information, Yuvraj wants to play in ICC-accredited foreign T-20 league after retirement from international cricket. Yuvi can play as a freelance cricketer in the foreign Twenty20 league. Yuvraj played from Mumbai Indians this year in IPL, but he did not get much chance. Yuvraj scored a total of 98 runs in 4 matches this year from Mumbai Indians in the IPL. During this period, his best score was 53 runs.
The 37-year-old cricketer played his last ODI for India against the West Indies on 30 June 2017. Yuvraj played his last T20 match against England on 1 February 2017. While the last Test match was played against England in December 2012.
Born on December 12, 1981, Yuvraj Singh was not playing cricket in any format for Team India for the last two years. Due to poor form and fitness, he was running out of the Indian team.
Left-handed batsman Yuvraj Singh batted at No. 4 for Team India. After being out of their team, any batsman has not been able to take his place in this batting order yet. Yuvraj Singh played the role of all-rounder for Team India. He also used to bowl in the batting along with left arm spin bowling. From which team India got great benefit in the 2007 T-20 World Cup and the 2011 ICC World Cup.
Performance in One Day Internationals – Yuvraj Singh has scored 8701 runs in India’s 304 ODIs at an average of 36.55, including 14 centuries and 52 half-centuries. During this period, his best score was 150 runs. Yuvraj Singh has 111 wickets in ODIs and his best performance is 5 for 31 runs.
Performance in Test matches – Yuvraj Singh has scored 1900 runs in 40 Tests for India, an average of 33.92, including 3 centuries and 11 half-centuries. During this period, his best score is 169 runs. Yuvraj Singh has nine wickets in the Test and his best performance has been 2 wickets by 9 runs.
Performance in T-20 International – Yuvraj Singh has scored 1177 runs at an average of 28.02 in 58 T20 Internationals for India, which includes 8 half-centuries. During this period, his best score was 77 not out. Yuvraj Singh has 28 wickets in T20 International and his best performance has been 3 wickets by 17 runs.
Performance in IPL – Yuvraj Singh has scored 2750 runs in 132 IPL matches at an average of 24.77, including 13 half-centuries. His best score was 83 runs during this period. Yuvraj Singh has 36 wickets in IPL and his best performance has been 4 wickets for 29 runs. The name of Yuvraj in the IPL is two hat-tricks.
International Cricket Tournament- Yuvraj Singh had done his ODI debut in Kenya in 2000 in Nairobi. It was his first international match too.
Yuvraj Singh was the hero of Team India who became champion in the 2007 T-20 World Cup and the 2011 Cricket World Cup. He was the ‘Man of the Series’ in both of these tournaments. Yuvraj Singh played the 2003, 2007 and 2011 Cricket World Cup for India.