It is a tough day to digest for the Indian cricket fans, as the stylish southpaw of the Indian Cricket Yuvraj Singh called curtains on his career. The flamboyant batsman called for a press meet on Monday in Mumbai, where he called announced the decision to retire from International cricket.

Yuvraj made his debut in 2000 Champions Trophy against Kenya – where he did not get to bat in his maiden match in the 50-over format. However, in the next match against Australia, the flamboyant left-hander made an immediate impact as he scored a well-crafted 80-ball 84 against Australia.

Yuvraj also showed his prowess in the field as he first took a brilliant catch to dismiss Ian Harvey and followed it with a direct hit to remove the dangerous Michael Bevan. Now, he got quite a few top awards to showcase.

Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni

Sourav Ganguly and MS Dhoni are great leaders – Yuvraj Singh

Speaking to the reporters, the stylish southpaw quoted that the former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly’s support was immense in shaping his career. While the relationship with MS Dhoni has always been special. He termed both the skippers as the outstanding leaders of India.

“.@SGanguly99 ’s support in my career was immense. Especially at the start of my career. The relationship with @msdhoni is also very good. We won a  lot of trophies. These are two standout leaders,” says @YUVSTRONG12.

Toughest bowlers and favourite overseas batsmen:

Revealing the toughest bowlers he ever faced in his career is Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan, who is the highest wicket-taker in the world cricket. And coming to the fast bowlers, it was Glenn McGrath of Australia.

Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni

Further, he also revealed his favourite overseas batsman as well. Yuvraj Singh quoted that the former Australian captain Ricky Ponting and Windies’ legend Chris Gayle as he favourites overseas batsmen.

“Muttiah Muralitharan was the toughest bowler I faced along with Glenn McGrath. My favourite overseas cricketers are Ricky Ponting and Chris Gayle.”

Well, it has been a glorious cricketing career of Yuvraj Singh. If there could be any perfect script to make a movie, the career of Yuvraj Singh will be a blockbuster in many ways.

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