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Yuvraj Singh: 'I was expecting to captain India in T20 World Cup'

Yuvraj Singh: ‘I used to be anticipating to captain India in T20 World Cup’ | Cricket Information

Yuvraj Singh has been concerned in a number of match-winning moments for Group India, however the left-handed batsman, who boasts of an illustrious profession on the pitch, by no means bought to guide the unit. 
In a latest episode of ’22 Yarns’ podcast with Gaurav Kapur, the previous India cricketer went on to share many tales from his cricketing days. In the course of the chat, Yuvraj additionally went on to say, how he anticipated to put on the captain’s arm-band forward of MS Dhoni, with senior gamers Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly already out of the equation. 
“So, mainly, India had misplaced the 50-over World Cup, proper? I imply there was fairly a turmoil in Indian cricket after which there was a two-month tour of England and there was additionally a month tour in between with South Africa and Eire. After which there was a month of T20 World Cup so there have been like 4 months away from house. So in all probability the seniors thought that they want a break and clearly, no person took the T20 World Cup significantly. I used to be anticipating to captain India within the T20 World Cup after which it was introduced MS Dhoni would be the captain,” the 39-year-old mentioned.  
Yuvraj, nonetheless, affirmed that he has at all times been a staff participant and supported the captain in no matter method he may. He additionally narrated a humorous incident involving Zaheer Khan, because the latter determined to sit down out for the event.    
“Sure, clearly, whoever turns into captain you bought to help that man whether or not it was Rahul, whether or not it was [Sourav] Ganguly, whoever sooner or later, finish of the day you need to be a staff man and that is how I used to be.”
“So, anyway, the seniors took a relaxation – Ganguly, Dravid, Sachin. So Zak [Zaheer Khan] says ‘I additionally ought to take relaxation, it has been an extended tour’. I bear in mind the primary recreation was between West Indies and South Africa, proper? And Chris Gayle hit 100 off 50-55 balls. So Zak sends me a message within the evening and he goes ‘Thank God! I rested for this event.’ and after we gained the event he mentioned ‘Oh no! I should not have rested’,” Yuvraj additional mentioned.  
He has scripted a few of India’s most iconic cricketing moments. His batted his method into folklore and bowled India to the World Cup.
And now, he is spinning some new yarns!
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Yuvraj then additionally shared the mantra behind India’s success on the inaugural version of the T20 World. 
“However anyway, beginning for the 2007 World Cup, we had been a younger staff. We did not have a world coach or actually large names. Lalchand Rajput was our coach and I feel Venkatesh Prasad was our bowling coach and we had been only a younger staff underneath a younger captain which simply landed in South Africa. I do not assume we had an excessive amount of of a technique, nobody had a clue about T20 methods as a result of it was the primary event. So we thought ‘Let’s simply go and play the way in which you realize’,” mentioned the left-handed batsman.  

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