Yuvraj Singh waits for BCCI decision on his comeback request

Yuvraj Singh has sent a letter to BCCI, requesting for his comeback from retirement. He took retirement in 2007.

By Puneet Hooda, Updated : Sep 11, 2020 18:04 IST
Yuvraj Singh waits for BCCI decision on his comeback request
Yuvraj Singh- ICC 2011 Cricket World Cup Man of the tournament

Yuvraj Singh has desired to come out of retirement and want to play domestic cricket once again. The decision regarding his comeback is yet to made by BCCI. Punjab cricket association secretary Puneet Bali said, we are waiting for clearance from BCCI on Yuvraj Singh comeback case. once the decision will be made by BCCI then only we can do something". 

Punjab born Yuvraj Singh took retirement is all forms of Cricket in June last year. He made his last appearance in the Indian national team jersey in 2017. Last month his mentor and PCA secretary approach and asked him to come out of retirement so that he can play for Punjab once again. Yuvraj agreed and sent a letter to BCCI to grant their permission to come out of retirement and play again. 

PCA has accepted his request for a comeback, but BCCI has not yet replied to his request yet. All the domestic players are registered under BCCI and it is mandatory to take prior permission from BCCI before the start of the new domestic season. During the off-season Yuvraj played few practice matches for Punjab in PCA camp, Puneet Bali saw and batting and decided to approach him. One of the main reason behind PCA secretary approaching was he wants Yuvraj to come out of retirement and show the right path to youngsters. 

Yuvraj Singh played an important role in India 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup triumph. He was declared Man of the tournament in the World Cup. Yuvraj made his Indian National team debut in 2000 against Kenya.  prior to his retirement Yuvraj has played 40 Tests matches, 304 ODIs matches, and 58 T20 Internationals. Yuvraj is India's 8th highest run-scorer One Day Cricket. He has 8609 runs with an average of 36.47