Yuvraj Singh Retires from International Cricket

Yuvraj Singh Retires from International CricketIndian Cricketer Yuvraj Singh had announced retirement from all formats of cricket and has got emotional at the press conference while making this announcement. Yuvraj is the hero of 2011 World Cup Triumph and this announcement has come exactly when India is playing the 2019 World Cup.

Yuvraj Singh was at his best in the 2011 World Cup. 362 runs, 15 wickets, 4 man-of-the-match awards and the Player of the Tournament. After World Cup, it was revealed that he is battling cancer throughout the tournament and after elaborate treatment came back to the Cricket Field,

However, he was never again the same player after the 2011 World Cup. But he continued to be a huge favorite for teams in the Indian Premier League. The disappointing stint in IPL as well in the recent years may have forced him to take this decision.

The 37-year-old last represented India in June 2017 and bows out with 8701 runs from 304 ODIs at 36.55 with 14 hundred and 52 fifties. He played 40 Tests in which he scored 1900 runs at 33.92 with three centuries while in 58 T20Is he amassed 1177 runs at 28.02 with 8 half-centuries.

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