Yuvraj Singh retires from international cricket- Yuvraj Singh retired from all formats of international cricket on Monday. Yuvraj became emotional while pausing a career of 19 years Yuvraj said that selecting the 2011 World Cup and choosing Player of the Series was one of the most memorable and greatest moments of his life.
However, the disease like cancer was like coming from the sky to the ground. But it was his passion and courage that cancer-like illness did not prevent him from playing in the World Cup. He only got cancer treatment after completing his dream of winning the World Cup.
Yuvraj Singh retires from international cricket
Half Century was built on 12 balls
This was not the first time that Yuvraj was shown passion for cricket. It was also seen in the match against England in the first season of the T-20 World Cup in 2007. Andrew Flintoff threw the 18th over of England in the match on 19 September 2007. Yuvraj hit two consecutive fours in Flintoff’s balls. Flintoff was angry with his 12 runs in that over and he was told to his Yuvraj Singh. However, the flaw was stuart Broad suffered. Over 19th over Broad thrown. Yuvraj hit six sixes in his 6 ball. In that match Yuvraj had his half-century in 12 balls.
Yuvraj scored with strike rate of 362
Later India won the match by 18 runs. Yuvraj came to the crease for batting on the fifth ball of the 17th over. Then India’s score was 155 for 3 wickets. After that Yuvraj played 16 balls and hit 58 runs. At one time it seemed that India would be able to make 170-180 runs, but due to Yuvraj’s innings, 218 runs were added in the team’s account after 20 overs. For the latest updates, you can visit www.indiatimelines.com.
Yuvraj has worked in Punjabi films too
Born on December 12, 1981 in Chandigarh, Yuvaraj has also acted as a child artist in Punjabi films. Talking about his cricket career, he has scored 1900 runs in 40 Tests at an average of 33.92. It includes 3 centuries and 11 half-centuries. He has scored 8701 runs in 304 ODIs at an average of 36.55. Yuvraj has made 14 centuries and 52 half-centuries in ODIs. Yuvraj has scored 1177 runs at an average of 28.02 in 58 T20 Internationals. He has taken 9 wickets in Tests, 111 in ODIs and 28 wickets in T-20 internationals.