Yuvraj Singh, World Cup 2011 hero, announces his retirement from international cricket

After years of successful international cricket, the Indian stalwart announces his retirement at a recent press conference held in Mumbai.
Yuvraj Singh, World Cup 2011 hero, announces his retirement from international cricketYuvraj Singh, World Cup 2011 hero, announces his retirement from international cricket
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Yuvraj Singh who last played an international match on June 2017 against West Indies had a career that was no different than a roller-coaster ride. He battled through cancer and emerged victorious. Before that, he held the team to the path of glory for a World Cup win after 28 long years.

Announcing his retirement in a recent press conference in Mumbai, Yuvraj Singh said, “After 25 years in and around the 22 yards and almost 17 years of international cricket on and off, I have decided to move on. This game taught me how to fight, how to fall, to dust off, to get up again and move forward.”

In his retirement speech, he thanked the Indian stalwart, Sourav Ganguly for giving him a chance to play and being his first ever Captain. He also mentioned Sachin Tendulkar for his constant support and being a great idol.

Yuvraj Singh will always be remembered as one of the greatest players India has ever produced. He was named as the Man of the Tournament in India’s 2011 World Cup and was the reason for a number of wins for the Indian squad. However, he soon saw his major downfall in life when he was diagnosed with cancer and was battling it.  Being a warrior, he defeated the fatal disease and made a comeback in international cricket. When the entire world doubted his comeback, he smashed a spectacular 77 in 35 balls against Australia in a T-20 game. 

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Hats off to this man! Game well played.

Why did he do it right before World Cup? Was he not part of it? So no more cricket for him?

A true hero

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