Yuvraj Singh announces retirement, will never play for India again

Updated: Jun 10, 2019, 14:49 IST | mid-day online desk |

One of India's greatest limited overs cricketers and Man of the Series in World Cup 2011, Yuvraj Singh has announced retirement from international cricket

Yuvraj Singh hugging Sachin Tendulkar
Yuvraj Singh hugging Sachin Tendulkar

Yuvraj Singh has called time on his sparkling international career for India and said he will not don the national jersey anymore.

Earlier on, India's 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh had called a media interaction at a plush South Mumbai hotel Monday, triggering speculations that he may announce his retirement.

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One of India's greatest limited overs cricketers, Yuvraj was seriously contemplating retirement since a long time from international cricket and pursue a freelance career in ICC approved foreign Twenty20 leagues.

A senior BCCI official had recently told PTI that Yuvraj is thinking of calling it quits from international and first class cricket.

"He would like to speak to the BCCI and get more clarity on plying his trade in tournaments like GT20 (Canada), Euro T20 Slam in Ireland and Holland as he has offers," a BCCI source privy to the development had said.

Yuvraj last played a Test in 2012 and ODI and T20 in 2017.

Let's take a look at Yuvraj Singh's illustrious career in numbers:

Yuvraj Batting Stats

ODIs: Yuvraj Singh, as a bowler, has also taken 111 wickets.

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