Yuvraj Singh Gives An Emotional Reply To Rohit Sharma
The stylish southpaw of the Indian National Cricket Team Yuvraj Singh, who brought a lot of laurels to the Indian Cricket has called curtains on his career on Monday, Meanwhile, wishes poured for him across the world, in which, Rohit Sharma was one of them.
As all-rounder Yuvraj Singh called time on his international career without getting to play a farewell match, India vice-captain Rohit Sharma said the southpaw deserved a better send-off for his 17 years of stellar service to the nation.
Two-time World Cup champion and one of India’s greatest-ever limited-overs batsman, Yuvraj Singh has called time on an illustrious 19-year career, the batsman confirmed in a press conference in Mumbai on Monday (June 10).
You deserve better send-off – Rohit Sharma
He is among the Indian greats who did not get a farewell game after contemporaries Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman and . Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma took to Twitter to express that Yuvraj Singh deserved a fitting farewell.
Digging into his tweet, it read ”You don’t know what you got till its gone. Love you brotherman You deserved a better send off.”
Yuvraj Singh wishes the same:
In reply to Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh quoted that he has made the voice of his heart. Further, he expressed his brotherhood relationship with Rohit Sharma.
”You know how I feel inside ! Love u brothaman you go be a legend,” Yuvraj Singh’s reply read.
You know how I feel inside ! Love u brothaman you go be a legend ❤️
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) June 10, 2019
Speaking of the farewell game, Yuvraj Singh, himself, denied it. He wants to be on the field by performing better than the rest but not to get a farewell game. Yuvraj Singh was asked to prove his fitness by passing Yo-Yo Test. He did it but didn’t get the expected response from BCCI.
“I didn’t tell anyone in BCCI that I want a farewell game,” Yuvraj said. “If I had the potential, I would have left from the ground. I didn’t need a match. I was told that if I failed a Yo-Yo test then I can play a retirement match. I told them I don’t need the game, if I don’t pass the Yo-Yo test, I’ll go home quietly. I passed the Yo-Yo Test and rest is not my call.”
However, Yuvraj played 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20Is for India. He put together 1900 runs in the longest format, and 8701 in the one-dayers, the format in which he enjoyed the most success. His one-day runs tally places him 22nd in the overall list and seventh among Indians.