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Monday, June 10, 2019

2007 World T20, 2011 WC Hero Yuvraj retirement all forms of cricket

Two World Cup Triumphs, Yuvraj Singh Announces Retirement From all forms of International Cricket.





  India's Best hitting player and All-Rounder Yuvraj Singh confirmed his retirement from all forms of International Cricket game on Monday (June 10) in Mumbai.

The left-handed batsman bid adieu to international cricket with an aggregate of 11,778 runs. He scored 8701 runs in ODIs, 1900 runs in Tests and 1177 runs in T20Is respectively.


Playing a dominant role, 37 years old, to winning the Major Cricket tournaments for Blues, the 2007 World T20 World Cup, and the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, since making his ODI debut against Kenya in 2000, Yuvraj featured in 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20Is.




Two World Cup victories, Yuvraj Singh announced retirement all forms of international cricket





Yuvraj Singh debut in All forms of game, One-Day, T20 & Test Cricket.





 Yuvraj Singh came into the India One-day International (ODI Debut ) in October 2000 in the ICC tournament in Nairobi.
He made his Test debut at his home ground of Mohali against New Zealand in October 2003.

Then he becomes a part of the Indian T20 International squad in the ICC World T20 in 2007, against Scotland at Durban in September 2007.



Yuvraj Singh One-Day International - ODI Career in numbers




 A massive 304 ODIs was where Yuvi really delivered, scoring 8701 runs at an average of 36.55 with 14 centuries and 42 fifties. His highest score was 150 against England at Cuttack in 2017.


Yuvraj Singh -  Test Cricket Career in numbers



 Yuvraj played 40 Tests, scoring 1900 runs with an average of 33.92 (3 hundreds and 11 50s). His highest Test score of 169 came against Pakistan in 2007 at Bengaluru.



Yuvraj Singh -  T20 Cricket Career in numbers



 He was a T20I hero as well, playing 58 such matches to score 1177 runs with a superb strike rate of 136.38, with a top score of 77not out versus Australia at Rajkot in 2013.


Yuvraj Singh as All-rounder


 Yuvraj's as a left-arm spinner, was not to be underestimated. With 111 ODI wickets and a best of 5/31, Yuvi could well hold his own. He also chipped in with 28 T20I and nine Test wickets.



Best Moments for Yuvraj Singh.


In the  ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 Yuvraj Singh scored 362 runs and picked up 15 wickets to end up as Player of the tournament.


 He also famously to pulled off the ball to smashing six sixes in a single over - against Stuart Broad in the ICC T20 World Cup in 2007 - which is yet to be matched in the format in international cricket. Intriguingly though



What Yuvraj Singh Said on his Retirement.






"After 25 years, I have decided to move on. Cricket has given me everything and is the reason why I stand here today," the 37-year-old Yuvraj said addressing the media here.

"I was extremely lucky to play 400 games for India. I could have never imagined it when I first started playing cricket," he added.

"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," he said.




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