Yuvraj Singh introduced his retirement final 12 months with out a lot fanfare.© AFP
Yuvraj Singh gained many accolades for the nation throughout his 17-year lengthy worldwide profession, with essentially the most notable one being the ‘Player of the Tournament’ award within the 2011 World Cup. After a fruitful worldwide profession, the previous all-rounder introduced his retirement final 12 months with out a lot fanfare. A 12 months later, the left-handed batsman has lashed out on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for being “very unprofessional” in managing him in the direction of the top of his profession. He even went on to say that he wasn’t in any respect stunned as a result of he had seen gamers like Harbhajan Singh, Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan being “badly mismanaged” and that it was part of Indian cricket.
“I just felt that the way they managed me towards the end of my career was very unprofessional. But looking back at a couple of great players like Harbhajan, Sehwag, Zaheer Khan, also very badly mismanaged. So it is part of Indian cricket, I had seen it in the past and I was not really surprised,” Yuvraj mentioned in an unique interview with Sportskeeda.
Despite a reasonably profitable white-ball profession, Yuvraj did not play a lot Test cricket and he thinks that’s what turns a very good participant right into a legendary participant.
When requested whether or not he ought to have gotten a farewell sport, Yuvraj mentioned that’s not for him to determine.
“First of all, I don’t think I’m a legend. I’ve played the game with integrity but I didn’t play much Test cricket. Legendary players are those who have good Test records. For giving somebody a farewell, that’s not for me to decide, that’s for BCCI to decide,” mentioned Yuvraj .
Yuvraj Singh performed 304 One-day Internationals (ODIs) and ended up scoring 8,701 runs, with the assistance of 14 lots of and 52 half-centuries. In addition, he additionally picked up 111 wickets within the 50-over format.
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