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Yuvraj Singh To Make A Comeback After Retirement,May Play For Punjab: Sources
However, Yuvraj Singh has made a u-turn now and has announced his plans of making a comeback
Yuvraj Singh To Make A Comeback After Retirement, May Play For Punjab: Sources
New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh could come out of the retirement and he may play domestic cricket for Punjab next season, as per the sources. Yuvraj Singh retired from the international cricket in June 2019, was motivated after mentoring Punjab players the Indian domestic cricket.
The 38-year-old is focused only on playing Twenty20 cricket for Punjab. Yuvraj has written to the Punjab Cricket Association(PCA) saying he is eager to come out of retirement and help Punjab win in T20s.
Yuvraj's comeback will be subject to the approval of PCA. Ahead of the Indian domestic season, Yuvraj had been mentoring the cricketers from his home state.
Puneet Bali, PCA secretary had approached Yuvraj with a request to come out of the retirement last month and return to the Punjab team as a player-cum-mentor.
"We requested Yuvraj five, six days ago and we are awaiting his response. It will be really good for Punjab cricket if he can play and mentor them at the same time," Bali told PTI in August.
In the 2011 World Cup Yuvraj was the player of the series but a bout with cancer in 2012 halted his career temporarily.
Yuvraj made a comeback in 2013 and went on to play in the 2016 T20 World Cup and 2017 Champions Trophy.
And after more than two years since his last game for the country, Yuvraj announced his retirement from international cricket during the 2019 World Cup.