The Punjab Cricket Affiliation (PCA) secretary has requested gentle India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh to strategy out of retirement and play for the direct all once more in the upcoming home season.
PCA Secretary Puneet Bali on Friday mentioned he has requested Singh to turn out to be a participant-cum-mentor of the direct group, however the gentle batsman is but to respond.
“We requested Yuvraj 5, six days up to now and we’re waiting for his response. This is able to presumably also be primarily appropriate for Punjab cricket if he can play and mentor them on the same time,” Bali suggested PTI.
Singh, who retired from legit cricket in June 2019, used to be already mentoring some avid gamers, in conjunction with Shubman Gill. Final month, he mentored Gill, Anmolpreet Singh, Abhishek Sharma and Harpreet Brar, all who are space to playing in the upcoming Indian Premier League(IPL).
In recent years, Punjab has misplaced a total lot of key avid gamers to deal of states. Bali mentioned that the direct group can pick up pleasure from Singh’s expertise and mentoring.
“These boys were all undergoing classes with our physios and trainers to prepare [for the season]. Yuvraj initiated classes with these boys whereas he used to be in Chandigarh. Over the rest couple of seasons, we have misplaced avid gamers to deal of states, pretty a total lot of our avid gamers to Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh and Himachal. So we felt a participant of Yuvraj’s expertise and calibre might presumably lend pretty a total lot of rate and inspire the adolescence,” Bali suggested ESPNcricinfo.
“The question I made used to be for him to defend finish into myth playing all codecs. Nonetheless if he comes support to and says, he is on hand handiest for limited-overs cricket, for some motive, that will be graceful too. I am taking a glimpse forward to hearing from him rapidly. Nonetheless as such, he is been working onerous with the boys,” he added.
In his career, 38-12 months-aged Singh has played 40 Assessments in which he scored 1,900 runs at a median of 33. Singh, who made his world debut in an ODI in opposition to Kenya in 2000 furthermore played 304 ODIs in which he scored 8,701 runs at a median of 36.5.