‘My opportunity came when Sourav retired’: Yuvraj Singh reveals the one remorse of his career

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Former India allrounder Yuvraj Singh enjoys a big fan-following in India for a purpose. During his enjoying days, Yuvraj Singh was a match-winner. The left-handed batsman arrive into prominence in his 2nd game for India when he smashed a quickfire 84 in opposition to Australia within the 2000 ICC Knockout match. It was only the start of Yuvraj’s match-winning innings for India.

He performed a key function within the 2002 Natwest sequence concluding win over England at Lord’s. Yuvraj additionally performed some memorable innings throughout India’s 2007 T20 World Cup-winning campaign – the one in opposition to England through which he smashed Stuart Broad for six sixes being essentially the most talked about.

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Yuvraj additionally showcased excellent all-round abilities in India’s 2011 ODI World Cup-winning campaign, and he was declared the person of the match. With such a exceptional historical past, does Yuvraj have any regrets on his career?

“Experiences, good or bad, are a part of your learning and growth and I cherish them. Right from my early days to the 2011 World Cup to battling cancer and being back on the field, my career and personal life have seen several milestones and these experiences have made me the person I am today,” Yuvraj instructed Times Now.

“I am extremely grateful to my family, friends, colleagues and fans who have supported and motivated me every step of the way,” he added.

The left-handed batsman, although, added that he would have favored if he had performed extra Tests for India. “When I look back I feel that I would have wanted more opportunities to play Test cricket. In those days, it was difficult to get a spot amidst star players like Sachin, Rahul, Virendra, VVS Laxman, Sourav – who started opening,” he stated.

“Landing a spot in the middle-order was difficult. Moreover, compared to today’s generation who get to play ten-plus Test matches, we used to get one or two opportunities. My opportunity came when Sourav retired, but unfortunately, I was diagnosed with cancer and my life took a different turn,” Yuvraj added.

“Nevertheless, I am happy with my journey and extremely proud to have played for my country,” he additional stated.

Yuvraj performed 40 Tests for India through which he scored 1,900 runs at ana common of 33.92. He scored three centuries and 11 fifties in his career.

[Attribution HT]

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