Mumbai Indians’ all-rounder, Yuvraj Singh, said that he will think about retirement only when he feels the time is up. The cricketing future of the 37-year old has been a topic of discussion for some years now.
Singh played a knock of 53 runs off 35 balls against Delhi Capitals in the on-going Indian Premier League (IPL). Surprisingly, this was his first fifty-plus score since May 2017.
Singh’s career has been under a lot of speculations for the last couple of years as he made his last appearance in the international game in June 2017 during India’s tour of West Indies.
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“When the time comes, I will be the first one to hang up my boots,” International Cricket Council (ICC) quoted Singh as saying.
“Last two years have been up and down. [I] couldn’t decide what I wanted to do but main thing was [remembering] why I played the game when I started playing the game. I played the game because I enjoyed playing cricket. That time, I was not playing for India. I was playing for the under 14s, under 16s. So till the time I enjoy playing cricket, I will play,” he said during the post-match conference here on Sunday.
Despite his half-century, Delhi Capitals won the match by 37 runs.
Mumbai Indians will now face Royal Challengers Bangalore for their next match on March 28 in Bangalore.