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YUVI RETIRES: Memorable 5 Matches Of Yuvraj Singh Career, He Mentioned In His Retirement Speech

Yuvraj Singh Announces Retirement from International Cricket; Thanks Sourav Ganguly-Sachin Tendulkar

For the last 19 years, star cricket Yuvraj Singh, who ruled the hearts of Indian fans, announced his retirement from cricket. He announced his retirement by making a press conference at a Mumbai hotel. Meanwhile, He also read a speech. In the Retirement Speech, he also spoke about the five most memorable matches of his 19-years cricket career.

In which he first mentioned the NatWest Series final played in England’s historic Lord’s Ground in 2002. In this match, Yuvraj Singh and Mohammad Kaif had successfully chased down the target of 325 by playing half-century innings and gave India the title win.

On the second spot, Yuvraj Singh mentioned the Test match played against Pakistan in Lahore in 2004. In which he scored his first Test century. Then, he kept England 2007 Test series in the third.

In the memories of Yuvraj, the match played against England in the 2007 T20 World Cup comes in fourth place. In this match, he hit six sixes in one over of Stuart Broad. In the match, he had completed half-century in just 12 balls and scored 58 runs in 16 balls.

Then comes the fifth position in the 2011 ICC World Cup final, in which India defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets and won the distinction of being the world champion for the second time since 1983.

Sachin On Yuvraj Retirement

After retiring, Yuvraj answered several questions at the press conference. He said that during the IPL, he was talking to Sachin on retirement. he said, ‘Sachin had told me that you have to decide when to end your cricket journey, nobody can take this decision better than you. ‘

These Are Some Special Data Of YUVI

1st ODI – 3 October 2000 (Kenya)

1st Test Match – October 2003 (New Zealand)

First international T20 match – September 2007 (South Africa)

ODI cricket – 304 matches, 8701 runs, 14 centuries, 52 half-centuries, best innings 150 runs

Test cricket – 40 matches, 1900 runs, 3 centuries, 11 half-centuries, best innings 169 runs

T20 Cricket – 58 matches, 1177 runs, 8 half centuries, Best innings not out 77

T20 World Cup 2007 – Man of the Tournament

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 – Man of the Tournament