A wonderful career came to an end on Monday, 10th of June 2019 as the superstar of Indian cricket, Yuvraj Singh decided to call it a day. Yuvraj Singh will be remembered for his heroics on the field as well as off it. The left-hander played some memorable innings with dogged determination and never say die attitude.
The southpaw batsman will be remembered as a warrior who overcame a deadly disease of cancer and managed to make a comeback to play for India. One interesting fact about this flamboyant allrounder-Yuvraj Singh is that he is the only player who has won the man of the tournament award in the under-19 World Cup as well as in the main event in 2011.
Known to be a handy left-arm spinner, Yuvraj Singh’s left arm off spin gave the team many important breakthroughs in the past which ultimately played a big part. Yuvraj Singh was an exceptional fielder at point and managed that area with authority. The talisman played some magnificent innings in the past which gave the team some memorable wins.
We take a look at five innings which will be remembered as some of the finest of his career.
1. 69 off 63 balls in the Natwest Trophy final against England in England:-
India was struggling at 146/5 chasing a big total of 326. Yuvraj Singh played fantastic innings of 69 off 63 balls hitting nine boundaries and one six. Mohammad Kaif also played a great knock of 87. Yuvraj Singh showed a lot of courage while facing the England bowlers.
The left-hander was simply brilliant and kept on hitting the ball in the gaps with his power and timing. Yuvraj Singh kept on putting the pressure on the bowlers with his aggressive style of play that broke the rhythm of the bowlers.