Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh believes that young Shubman Gill is a strong contender to open the batting for the team during the 2023 ODI World Cup, which will be played in India. Yuvraj described Gill as a hardworking person, who is doing all the right things.
Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh has opined that Team India captain Virat Kohli was already a legend at 30. According to Singh, cricketers become legend when they retire but Kohli reached that stage much before that. Kohli made his international debut in 2008 and has gone on to become one of the most successful batsmen in the history of the game. In 92 Tests, he has amassed 7547 runs at an average of 52.04. Further, he has 12169 runs in 254 ODI matches at an average of 59.07 and 3159 runs at an average of 52.65 from 90 T20Is.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday expressed sadness at the demise of India’s World Cup-winning batter Yashpal Sharma. The 66-year-old died of a cardiac arrest early on Tuesday morning. Taking to his official Twitter account, Ganguly wrote, "Sad to hear the news of Yashpal Sharma… had the opportunity to work with him as captain, player and then on TV. A very important part of the 1983 win which showed young players like us dream of trophies. RIP.”
Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has issued an apology after a furore emerged over an alleged ‘casteist’ remark he made during a recent conversation with Rohit Sharma. A clip from the video chat, in which Yuvraj allegedly made that ‘casteist’ slur while joking about India spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, went viral on social media, leading to widespread criticism of the ex-cricketer on social media.
Former India cricketers Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh have expressed their disappointment at supporting ex-Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi's charity after the latter made derogatory comments against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Former India cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh have hit out at controversial former coach Greg Chappell over his claim that he had a key role to play in MS Dhoni's development as the world's best finisher.
One of the biggest masterstrokes in the World Cup till date has been MS Dhoni promoting himself ahead of the in-form Yuvraj Singh in the 2011 World Cup final against Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Chasing 275, India were in trouble at 114 for 3 when Virat Kohli was dismissed for 35. Everyone expected Yuvraj to walk in, but it was skipper Dhoni who emerged from the Indian dressing room.
Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is of the view that the current Indian team does not have many role models other than captain Virat Kohli and one-day skipper Rohit Sharma. In an Instagram question and answer session with Yuvraj, Rohit asked the former cricketer about the difference between the current side and the players he played with.