India’s hero during the 2011 World Cup and 2006 World T20, Yuvraj Singh is considering to take retirement from International cricket, but wants to be part of T20 leagues in Ireland, Netherlands and Canada.
The Punjab left-handed batsman is among the greatest limited overs cricketers who played an important role in India’s win in 2011 World Cup. He is considering to retire from International cricket only if the BCCI approves his decision. It is believed that his decision was based on his acceptance of the fact that he unlikely to play for India. The Cricketer wishes to pursue a freelance career in ICC approved foreign T20 Leagues.
This year Yuvraj played for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League 2019 where he did not get much chance to perform, perhaps, this has been the reason behind the cricketers’ decision on retirement.
Yuvraj has played 40 Test, 304 One Day Internationals and 58 Twenty20 for India.
Recently, Irfan Pathan had signed up for Caribbean Premier League but didn’t seek permission from BCCI. A senior BCCI official said, “Irfan was told to withdraw his name from the draft. As far as Yuvraj is concerned, we need to check the rules. Even if he retires from first class cricket, he will still be an active T20 player registered under BCCI. The rule needs to be checked.”