India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh announced his retirement from international cricket on Monday. He has played After 304 ODIs, 40 Tests, and 58 T20Is.
“After 17 years of cricket, I have decided to move on,” he said. Yuvraj further went on to thank Sourav Ganguly.
The man who starred in India’s 2007 World T20 and 2011 World Cup victories, @YUVSTRONG12 announces his retirement from International cricket.— BCCI (@BCCI) June 10, 2019
What’s your favourite #YuvrajSingh moment in international cricket? pic.twitter.com/7Bw5LnwOFG
One of the greatest match-winners in the history of the game,a fighter who built an extraordinary career through difficult challenges & came out a winner every time-We all are so proud of you #YuvrajSingh , u can be very proud of what u have you done for our country @YUVSTRONG12 pic.twitter.com/w4wUe31De0— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) June 10, 2019
That NatWest series final, those six sixes, and the World Cup! Etched in my memory forever. Thank you for the advice, support, and above all, the inspiration @YUVSTRONG12 You will be missed. #YuvrajSingh pic.twitter.com/MfTWYPA01B— Mayank Agarwal (@mayankcricket) June 10, 2019
From being a young talented cricketer in Chandigarh to being India’s match winner; it’s been a long, long journey. @YUVSTRONG12 Thanks for all the entertainment you brought with your match winning performances and wishing you the best in life. #YuvrajSingh— Anjum Chopra (@chopraanjum) June 10, 2019
Congratulations on a wonderful career playing for the country paji. You gave us so many memories and victories and I wish you the best for life and everything ahead. Absolute champion. @YUVSTRONG12 pic.twitter.com/LXSWNSQXog— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) June 10, 2019
In a press conference in Mumbai, the 37-year-old made the announcement, saying: “It’s was great rollercoaster ride and beautiful story but it has to come to an end. It was the right time to go.”
Yuvraj was a part of India U19 team that lifted the World Cup in 2000, Indian cricket team that won the 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 50-over World Cup respectively.