A Lion On The Field And Off The Field

Yash Raj
Jun 10, 2019   •  40 views

Six sixes in a row.Man of the tournament in ICC cricket world cup 2011 when India lifted world Cup after 28 years at Wankhede Stadium Mumbai against Sri Lanka. Man of the tournament in ICC first T-20 world Cup 2007.What else one can dream playing Cricket for India. An all time favourite left hander all rounder from India and a superb fielder Yuvraj Singh announced retirement from all formats of International competitive cricket in a press conference at Mumbai. He exhibited a video made on his life journey and what did his family do to him? The video had everything one can ask yuvi on his retirement. He gave a short formal speech about how did he live this entire 19 years of Cricketing career. He took this opportunity to thank each and every individual who contributed or supported him. He mentioned his mother, father and guru who played an important role in his life. Besides, he mentioned Saurav and Dhoni for his extra ordinary captaincy. He also talked about Nehra, Sachin, Harbhajan, Sehwag ,Zaheer, Gautam and kaif with whom he had played for longer time. He mentioned guru Garry as the best coach under which he played cricket. He went through his high time in cricket. He talked about his achievements, failures, success and regrets.

Yuvi had talked how his family especially mother supported him during his treatment of cancer after 2011 world cup. He was at the peak of his career when this happened in his journey. Yuvi is a fighter he bounced back hard and played for India again. He went through his toughest times but always returned strongly. Life always gave him tough situations on the field and off the but he always had a self belif to come stronger each time. He is not just a player. He is an icon of cricket in India. One can forget everything but can't forget his six sixes against England during T-20 world cup in 2007.He made India win World Cup in 2011.He had won 4 man of the match awards in that tournament that clearly shows his aura and caliber as an all-rounder. He had taken 15 wickets as well in the same tournament. He came stronger in big matches like quarter final against Australia in 2011.

Indian Cricket fans and Yuvi fans across globe are astonished hearing his retirement. Social media is full of messages and tweets about Yuvraj Singh. Yuvi shared about his challenge with yo-yo test and how he couldn't make it to the retirement match. He was quite hopeful about his upcoming journey and wanted to have some good time with himself. He wants to enjoy life fully for a year or two then he would probably take coaching or something.

Currently, Yuvi is running a foundation named YUVICAN which looks after the cancer patients. Through his organisation he manages to teach children who are cancer victim and have no financial support. He awares people about cancer through this organization and also tagging with NGOs. He has a brand with the same name whose products are sold and money received is spent through his organisation.He thinks to make a difference in society and he does.

We will keep loving Yuvi with the same spirit when he used to smashes bowl out of the park.we love him no matter what he will do in his coming time. Yuvi will always remain our hero forever for the moments he has given us to cherish forever.