Former India player Yuvraj Singh thought that his career was over after the 2014 World T20 final against Sri Lanka where he was in the limelight for his slow knock as India lost the final. The former batsman revealed that on Tuesday. However, he had scored a 21-ball 11 before getting out as India put up 130/4 in 20 overs, going on to lose the game by six wickets against Sri Lanka in Dhaka. Meanwhile, the 2011 World Cup hero was hit by media and fans after that, and he also said that he felt like a villain who had killed someone at that time.
"I always take full responsibility (for that inning). I did not play well. Unfortunately, that was a World Cup final. If it was any other game, scrutiny would not have been much. When I got back home, I felt like I was a villain. I remember getting out from the airport and luckily I had my headphones on...I got attacked by the media and they were literally shouting at me," Yuvraj shared on Sportscreen's YouTube page.
He further added that his house was hit by stones as well. However, he said that later he bounced back. Even he also told that Sachin Tendulkar tweeted that day and then people actually understood the situation. He also recalled his six sixes' in 2007 T20 World Cup against England. The left-hander went on to play 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20Is or India. Yuvraj, who had played for many franchises in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and also said that he had a tough time at Kings XI Punjab and he also wanted to run away from the franchise.
"I never got the opportunity to play for one franchise for like 3-4 years. So guys like Virat (Kohli), (MS) Dhoni, Rohit (Sharma) they have played for one franchise for so many years. You have a base. I could not really settle,” he concluded.
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