Bollywood Celebrities Get Emotional As Yuvraj Singh Announces Retirement
India’s World Cup dream would have been a distant reality if not for this man and today after 19 years of service, Yuvraj Singh decided to hang up his boots and what a wonderful career it was.
Yuvraj Singh announced his decision to retire from International cricket and hang up his boots. In a press conference at Mumbai today, the flamboyant cricketer said, “It’s was great roller coaster ride and beautiful story but it has to come to an end. It was the right time to go. I have decided to move on.” It’s an end of an era and fans of Yuvi have been pouring emotional and heartfelt messages for Yuvraj as he retires from cricket.
Bollywood celebrities took social media to thank the cricketer for his service and to wish him all the luck.
Varun Dhawan took Twitter to write, “Thank u @YUVSTRONG12 for all the memories and always being a great ambassador of the game #yuvrajsinghretires.”
Ayushmann Khurrana wrote, “Thank you @YUVSTRONG12 pa for being a perfect role model. A real fighter on and off field. Wishing you the best in life.”
Anushka Sharma called Yuvraj Singh a warrior. She wrote, “Thank you for the memories @YUVSTRONG12. You’ve been a warrior and inspiration to so many. I wish you the best in the next inning of your life.”
Anupam Kher called Yuvi an inspiration. He wrote, “Dearest @YUVSTRONG12!!! You have inspired millions of Indians all over the world not only as a great cricketer but also as a person whose attitude towards life has been that of a complete WINNER. People like you don’t retire. We will always applaud your strength & courage.”
Neha Dhupia shared pictures of her and husband Angad Bedi with Yuvraj Singh and wrote, “I would always be asked this question..who are your favourite cricketers n One of the names in my reply would always b ur name @YUVSTRONG12 …that’s never going to change ..The life n times of @YUVSTRONG12 …you will always b missed but never forgotten our friend our hero.”
Several cricketers like Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Virender Sehwag and many others poured their heart out on twitter.
Virat Kholi wrote “Congratulations on a wonderful career playing for the country paji. You gave us so many memories and victories and I wish you the best for life and everything ahead. Absolute champion. @YUVSTRONG12”
Shikhar Dhawan took Twitter to write, “Thank you, Yuvi paaji for all the guidance, support & love. ♥ You are one of the best left-handed batsmen I have come across. I always looked up to your style & batting technique, have learnt so much from you! Wish you prosperity & success in your new journey. Rab rakha What a fantastic career you have had Yuvi.”
Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar wrote, “You have come out as a true champ everytime the team needed you. The fight you put up through all the ups & downs on & off the field is just amazing. Best of luck for your 2nd innings & thanks for all that you have done for Indian Cricket.”