Veteran batsman Yuvraj Singh has announced his retirement from international cricket.
In a press conference held in Mumbai Yuvraj said, “After a 17-year-old long journey in international cricket, I have finally decided to move on.”
The left hand batsman thanked Sourav Ganguly, his first international captain, for giving him the chance to play in Indian colours. He also thanked his idol Sachin Tendulkar who has always been a great source of support for the cricketer.
In his farewell speech, he also shared his post-retirement plan of helping cancer patients and spreading awareness about the disease. He shared some memories from the ICC World Cup 2011 which India won, riding on his stupendous performance throughout the tournament.