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Yuvraj Singh retires from International Cricket and IPL

India’ sensational middle order batsman Yuvraj Singh has announced retirement from international cricket. Left-handed stylish Yuvi won 2007 t20 world cup and 2011 ODI cricket world cup for team India and played crucial role in these tournaments to lift the trophy. He was awarded Player of The Series in these two world cup glories in his cricketing career.

Yuvraj Singh holds 2011 world cup trophy
Yuvraj Singh holds 2011 world cup trophy

“It’s time to say good bye and walk away. It was a beautiful story, but it has come to an end. After 25 years in cricket I’ve decided to move on,” Yuvraj said.

Yuvraj Singh was one of the finest cricketers from the start of his career as he was player of the series in Under-15 and Under-19 cricket world cups in 1996 and 2000 respectively. He made debut for Men In Blue in 2000 against Kenya at Nairobi. Yuvi represented India in 304 ODIs, 58 T20Is and 40 tests.

The major highlight of Yuvraj’s career is to win world cups and as for a batsmen prospect he smashed 6 sixes in an over against England bowler Stuart Broad in 2007 ICC T20 world cup in South Africa. Since then he is known as sixer king in cricket world.

However Yuvraj announced retirement from international cricket but he’ll keep playing in other t20 leagues than IPL and fans will definitely see him playing in foreign leagues. He said he decided that 2019 IPL would be his last season.

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