Yuvraj Singh retires | This is how cricketers reacted to the news
From master blaster Sachin Tendulkar to Indian vice captain Rohit Sharma, many cricketers tweeted heartfelt messages in response to Yuvi's retirement.
19 years, 402 international matches and 8701 ODI runs, Yuvraj Singh broke hearts of millions of his fans when he announced his retirement on Monday.
His colleagues too had something to say about the champion who gave India many memorable moments in his career.
From master blaster Sachin Tendulkar to Rohit Sharma, many cricketers tweeted heartfelt messages in response to Yuvi's retirement.
Fantastic career, Yuvi
What a fantastic career you have had Yuvi.— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) June 10, 2019
You have come out as a true champ everytime the team needed you. The fight you put up through all the ups & downs on & off the field is just amazing. Best of luck for your 2nd innings & thanks for all that you have done for ???????? Cricket. pic.twitter.com/J9YlPs87fv
From blowers to disease, you thrashed everyone
Players will come and go,but players like @YUVSTRONG12 are very rare to find. Gone through many difficult times but thrashed disease,thrashed bowlers & won hearts. Inspired so many people with his fight & will-power. Wish you the best in life,Yuvi #YuvrajSingh. Best wishes always pic.twitter.com/sUNAoTyNa8— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 10, 2019
Absolute champion, paji
It’s been an absolute pleasure playing with Yuvi. You will go down as one of the greatest players in the history of the game. You have been an inspiration to us with your resilience,determination & above all the love & passion you showed towards the game. Good luck @YUVSTRONG12 ! pic.twitter.com/vlXUdkgJSz— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) June 10, 2019
Congratulations on your fantastic International career @YUVSTRONG12. Your strength and belief on and off the field is truly inspiring. Absolute legendary stuff. The Intl scene will miss you for sure but the pro scene welcomes the spark that you are— Shoaib Malik ???????? (@realshoaibmalik) June 10, 2019
My legend, my brother
@yuvstrong12 Paa sher to bahut dekhe.Babbar sher sirf ek app thank you for everything that you have done for Indian Cricket..you have been an inspiration on and off the field You shall be missed but will always be in our hearts and prayers— Mohammad Shami (@MdShami11) June 10, 2019
Wishing u all the luck for the future.. pic.twitter.com/TYMqbazQvX
But what is making everyone emotional is the tweet of Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma who said that Yuvi deserved a better sendoff.
You know how I feel inside ! Love u brothaman you go be a legend— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) June 10, 2019
FROM FIGHTING CANCER TO SMASHING SIX SIXES IN AN OVER, YOU WON OUR RESPECT, YUVI.