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Yuvraj Singh takes a hot shot against Kohli and Dhoni


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

01st Apr, 2020. 10:26 am
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Yuvraj Singh

Former Indian Crickter Yuvraj Singh has accused Indian skipper Virat Kohli and former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni saying that they did not support him like Sourav Ganguly.

Yuvraj Singh opened up saying that he never got enough backing from MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli in comparison to what he got under Sourav Ganguly’s captaincy.

However, when told to pick the best captain he has played under, he admitted that it was tough for him to pick between Dhoni and Ganguly. Eventually, he went with the latter stating he had more memories playing under Ganguly.

“I have played under Sourav (Ganguly) and had a lot of support from him. Then Mahi (MS Dhoni) took over. It’s a difficult choice to make between Sourav and Mahi. I have more memories of time under Sourav because of the support he gave me. I didn’t have that kind of support from Mahi and Virat (Kohli),” Yuvraj Singh said.

Yuvraj Singh emerged as the hero for Team India in 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 World Cup.

Yuvraj Singhwas also nominated as the ‘Man of the Tournament’ for his all-round contribution in 2011 mega event.

The left-handed Punjab born player made his debut back in 2000 and retired as one of the greatest all-rounders that India has ever produced in its cricketing history.

He played 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20Is in which he scored 11,778 runs with 148 wickets across all the formats.

However, Yuvraj fought cancer and returned back to cricket after a span of 18 months.

But he lost his shine after recovering from the life-threatening disease.  And after last featuring in the India jersey in 2017, he had to retire from the game last year.

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