Used to be promised a farewell sport if I failed ‘Yo Yo’ Take a look at but I passed, says Yuvraj – The Hindu

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Used to be promised a farewell sport if I failed ‘Yo Yo’ Take a look at but I passed, says Yuvraj – The Hindu


Yuvraj Singh on Monday revealed that he used to be promised a farewell sport by the BCCI supplied he failed the ‘Yo Yo’ fitness take a look at. Alternatively, he passed it and the swansong by no means took living.

The 37-year-stale, who launched his retirement after virtually 17 years of world cricket, last played for India in June 2017.

Mujhe bola gaya tha agar aapse ‘Yo Yo’ take a look at pass nahi hota toh aap retirement match khel sakate ho(I was informed that must you would possibly per chance perchance per chance additionally be now not in a blueprint to pass the ‘Yo Yo’ take a look at, I’d get a farewell sport),” the 37-year-stale talked about at an emotional press conference to utter his decision to quit world cricket to pursue a contract T20 profession internationally.

His contemporary Virender Sehwag has spoken about the peril of now not getting a farewell match but Yuvraj talked about he did now not favor one. Even greats luxuriate in VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid did now not get the farewell games they deserved.

“I did now not bellow anybody in BCCI that I luxuriate in to play the last match.Agar fundamental accha tha, ability tha toh fundamental ground pe se chale jaata. (If I was correct sufficient, I’d luxuriate in retired from the ground).Aur mujhe is tarha ki cricket khelna pasand nahi hai, ki mujhe ek match chahiye(I don’t take dangle of to quiz for a sport, I luxuriate in by no means played the game with that mindset),” he talked about.

Toh maine us time bola ki mujhe retirement match nahi chahiye, ‘Yo Yo’ take a look at pass nahi hoga toh fundamental chup chhap ghar chale jayunga ‘Yo Yo’ take a look at pass kiyaand then rest is now not my call,” he talked about.

A yo-yo take a look at involves a participant sprinting between two cones that are space 20 metres apart on the sound of a beep. It is oldschool to measure an athlete’s endurance.

Asked for his tips on the take a look at, which must be cleared to fabricate the Indian team excellent now, Yuvraj gave a guarded answer leaving the principle points for the future.

“Spy I’m obvious now I’ll luxuriate in pretty plenty of time to chat about these items, I’ll luxuriate in loads to verbalize. I’m now not announcing excellent now because India is playing the World Cup. And I don’t favor any controversies over the avid gamers.

“I’d like the avid gamers to be in potentially the most easy dwelling, to recede in the last four, so I’m obvious my time will come to notify and I don’t favor be in that dwelling I luxuriate in retired in the World Cup, I luxuriate in correct retired because I wish to recede on in my life,” talked about the Man of 2011 World Cup.

Yuvraj did now not get the farewell he most likely deserved but his fans luxuriate in now not seen the last of him on the discipline.

He will will doubtless be venturing into in any other nation T20 leagues supplied he will get wanted clearance from the BCCI.

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