Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh opened up on his last stint with Team India in 2017. Yuvraj, who was the hero of India’s 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 WC triumph, performed his last match towards West Indies in 2017. In the identical yr, the southpaw made his much-hyped comeback in the Indian staff with his career-best rating of 150 in the ODI sequence towards England.
Yuvraj was referred to as again in the 50-overs squad after greater than three years and in the second match, he proved his value with 150- run knock in Cuttack. The southpaw revealed that skipper Virat Kohli supported him when he made the comeback in 2017, but it surely was MS Dhoni who confirmed him the proper image concerning his future in the staff.
“When I made my comeback, Virat Kohli supported me. Had he not backed me then I wouldn’t have made a comeback. But then it was Dhoni who showed me the correct picture about the 2019 World Cup that selectors are not looking at you,” Yuvraj advised Information18. “He showed me the real picture. He gave me clarity. He did as much as he could.”
Yuvraj was additionally the a part of India’s 2017 Champions Trophy squad, the place the Asian giants suffered heartbreak defeat in the finals by arch-rivals Pakistan. The 38-year-old did not have an excellent outing in London as he managed to get previous 50+ rating solely single time in the match, which was towards Pakistan in the group stage conflict – 53.
The veteran cricketer additionally revealed that Dhoni had a variety of confidence until 2011 World Cup, however issues modified when he made his comeback after recovering from most cancers.
“Till the 2011 World Cup, MS had a lot of confidence in me and used to tell me that ‘you are my main player’,” Yuvraj mentioned. “But after coming back from illness the game changed and a lot of changes happened in the team. So as far as the 2015 World Cup is concerned, you can’t really pinpoint at something. So this is a very personal call.
“So I understood that as a captain sometimes you can’t justify everything because at the end of the day you have to see how the country performs,” Yuvraj mentioned.