Yuvraj Singh has decided to come out of retirement and help Punjab bag home the victory in the next domestic season.
After over a year of being retired from professional cricket, Yuvraj Singh asked to break his retirement by seeking permission from BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah. In the said letter, Singh stated that he wishes to play for Punjab again as he has no intentions of playing outside the country.
As his request had been approved, Singh has already confirmed his comeback plans by saying, ‘I enjoyed spending time with these youngsters, and talking to them about various aspects of the game, I realised that they were able to pick up various things that I was telling them. I had to get into the nets to show them a few other elements, and I was pleasantly surprised at how well I was hitting the ball even though I hadn't held a bat for a really long time’.
‘I also trained for those two months, and then I started to bat in the off-season camp. I made runs in some of the practice matches. Mr Puneet Bali, the secretary of the Punjab Cricket Association, approached me after one of the sessions and asked me if I would reconsider coming out of retirement’, he added.
Singh also admitted how he was reluctant to accept the offer at first. However, he stated that he had thought about it for about three to four weeks before actually deciding to write a letter to the BCCI.
He also stated how he is motivated to help Punjab win the championship as he wishes to give back to the team that helped pave the way for his international career. He also stated the fact that he sees potential in the team’s current players. To further understand how cricket is played, check out Betwala.
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