Indian all-rounder and 2-times ICC World Cup finalist – Yuvraj Singh has announced his retirement from all forms of Cricket.
Yuvraj Singh’s career has been a roller-coaster ride with many highs and lows throughout his career, spanning close to 19 years and 400 matches.
Yuvraj has scored a total of 11,178 Runs in 402 Matches with 17 100s & 71 50s across all formats!
Now that he has retired, here I have added few of Yuvi’s unique Cricket records and the twitter fans’ reaction towards his retirement.
Yuvraj Singh Records in Cricket
Here are few unique records of Yuvraj’s cricketing career.
- Yuvraj Singh is the only player to win the World Cup, T20 World Cup, U-19 World Cup, Champions Trophy and IPL trophy (twice).
- He has scored 50+ in the knock-out rounds of all these World Cups.
- He holds the record for the fastest ever International 50, in 12 balls in ICC WT20, 2007.
- He is the first all-rounder to score 300 runs & pick 15 wickets in a single World Cup in 2011, in which he was named the Man of the Tournament.
Also, Yuvraj Singh will be remembered for the following events by the world of Cricket forever:
- Won Man of the Match in his 1st ODI innings
- Partnership with Mohammed Kaif in the Natwest Series Final in Lords
- Six Sixes in 2007 WC against Stuart Broad.
- Man of the Series performance in WC 2011 while fighting cancer.
Interestingly, Yuvraj Singh has been part of 3 of 6 India’s Greatest Moments in Cricket, chosen by us!
Twitter Reacts to Yuvraj Singh’s Retirement:
It’s been a special career and who can show it better than the Twitteraties!
Here are few tweets from Cricketers, Celebrities and the fans on Yuvraj’s retirement:
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
Players will come and go,but players like @YUVSTRONG12 are very rare to find. Gone through many difficult times but thrashed disease,thrashed bowlers & won hearts. Inspired so many people with his fight & will-power. Wish you the best in life,Yuvi #YuvrajSingh. Best wishes always pic.twitter.com/sUNAoTyNa8
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 10, 2019
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 10, 2019
End of an era! Yuvi pa, ur ability with the bat, the glorious 6s, the impeccable catches & the good times we've had, will be missed beyond years. The class & grit u brought to the field will be an inspiration forever. Thank u, @YUVSTRONG12 Have an equally remarkable 2nd innings! pic.twitter.com/ZWNeC9WkZL
— Suresh Raina?? (@ImRaina) June 10, 2019
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
Congratulations Prince @YUVSTRONG12 on a wonderful career. You were the best ever white ball cricketer India had. @BCCI should retire Number 12 jersey in the tribute to your career. Wish I could bat like you Champion #Yuvrajsinghretires #ThankYouYuvraj #ThankYouYuvi
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) June 10, 2019
One of the most talented Indian batsmen…one of the biggest match-winners. Go well, Yuvraj Singh. May your second innings be as swashbuckling as the first one☺️? #ThankYouYuvi
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) June 10, 2019
The man who starred in India's 2007 World T20 and 2011 World Cup triumphs!
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) June 10, 2019
Yuvraj Singh, one of India’s greatest ODI cricketers of all time, announces his international retirement!
— Delhi Capitals (Tweeting from Home?) (@DelhiCapitals) June 10, 2019
1 man ??
A million memories!
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) June 10, 2019
Yuvi can. Yuvi did. Always.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) June 10, 2019
6 sixes in an over ✅
World Cup winner ✅
A true champion ✅
A true legend bids adieu to the game! ??
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) June 10, 2019
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) June 10, 2019
▪️U19 World Cup
▪️T20 World Cup
▪️ODI World Cup
▪️IPL Trophy 2 times
▪️IPL Highest Price(16cr)
And most importantly an fighter who inspired everyone with his never give up attitude.
Cricket won't be same for me now. #ThankYouYuvi
— R A T N I $ H (@LoyalSachinFan) June 10, 2019
— CricIndeed (@CricIndeed) June 10, 2019
??? FIRST GLIMPSE OF YUVI | The 2002 NatWest final partnership with Mohammed Kaif brought @YUVSTRONG12 to the limelight. And there was no turning back!#thankyouyuvi #thankyouyuvraj #yuvrajsingh #teamindia #Bharatarmy #COTI #cwc19 #indiancricket pic.twitter.com/cQm2flu1qN
— The Bharat Army (@thebharatarmy) June 10, 2019
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) June 10, 2019
1 5wckt Haul
5/31 Bowl Fig
1 300s Partnership
4 200s Partnership
46 100s Partnership
34 M.O.M Awards
8 M.O.S Awards#ThankYouYuvraj
— CricBeat (@Cric_beat) June 10, 2019
Yuvraj Singh holds the distinction of being the only player to:
– Win the World Cup, T20 World Cup and U19 CWC
– To score 50+ in knockouts of all three World Cups.#ThankYouYuvraj
— Sampath Bandarupalli (@SampathStats) June 10, 2019
And #YuvrajSingh finishes things off in style!
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) June 10, 2019
So Mostly All Indian Players From 2003 WC Squad Retired From Cricket !!
— THE HARDY ™ (@Hardy_Offl) June 10, 2019
? UNDER 15 WORLD CUP
? UNDER 19 WORLD CUP
? T20 WORLD CUP
? 50 OVER WORLD CUP
— DHONIsm™ ❤️ (@DHONIism) June 10, 2019
A wonderful player for India announces his retirement from international cricket.
— CricBlog (@cric_blog) June 10, 2019
"This game taught me how to fight, how to fall, to dust off, to get up again and move forward," @YUVSTRONG12 said?
— TOI Sports (@toisports) June 10, 2019
You are a true fighter @YUVSTRONG12 brother . May you spend rest of your life with happiness. We all love you brother ?????? #yuvarajsingh #Respect #Legend #Yuvrajsinghretires pic.twitter.com/Shwoz25xCk
— Kabir Duhan Singh (@Kabirduhansingh) June 10, 2019
— ANGAD BEDI (@Imangadbedi) June 10, 2019
— Pawan Nautiyal (@pawanautiyal) June 10, 2019
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