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Yuvraj Singh retirement: You will be missed, says celebrities

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh announced his retirement from international cricket on Monday. As soon as the batsman announced his retirement, celebrities took to social media to thank Yuvraj for his contribution to the sport.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 11, 2019 3:12:00 pm
yuvraj singh retirement bollywood reactions Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh announced his retirement from International Cricket on Monday.

After Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh announced his retirement from international cricket on Monday, celebrities like Mohanlal, Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher and others wished good luck to the legend for his next endeavour.

Malayalam superstar Mohanlal thanked Yuvraj for his magical performances. He tweeted, “Thanks for the magical performances, @YUVSTRONG12! Wishing you the best for future.”

Ayushmann Khurana took to his Instagram account and thanked Yuvi for being “a perfect role model.” He wrote, “Dear @yuvisofficial paaji. Thanks for being a perfect role model, on and off field. Your contribution to our cricket team has been immense. Have a great life ahead.”

“An absolute champion, fighter & hero on and off the field. Thankyou @YUVSTRONG12 for all that you’ve done for cricket. I’m sure this 2nd innings will be dedicated to more amazing work with @YOUWECAN :) Good luck! #Yuvrajsingh #YuviRetires :(,” Saiyami Kher wrote on Twitter.

Beyond playing for team India, Yuvraj Singh was also a crucial part of Kings XI Punjab team. Preity Zinta, who owns the Indian Premier League team, shared a photo on Instagram and captioned the image as, “Wish you all the best in your life as you move forward & ahead. Thank you for those 6 sixes and all those wonderful times & moments when you entertained us playing for & in the IPl. Loads of love & good wishes always… xoxo”

Anil Kapoor shared on Twitter, “So many memories, victories, World Cup, unforgettable 6 sixes in an over and so much more! You are an inspiration to all Indians! Wishing you all the happiness, luck and success for the future! You will be missed. Thank you for everything.”

Photographer and film producer Atul Kasbekar appreciated Yuvraj Singh for his courage and will. He tweeted, “So much inspiration from @YUVSTRONG12 to take in. Apart from his exploits on the field, his resilience n determination to overcome all odds n return to the highest level of play again, is the stuff of legend. Most would have given up, Not this guy Thanks for the memories Yuvi”


Boman Irani wished the cricketer good luck. “All the best champ! #YuvrajSingh In your comeback game after your ailment, you smashed a six, and your mother’s proud face that filled our tv screens will remain etched in our hearts forever. Cricket (even Stuart Broad) will miss you. @YUVSTRONG12,” Boman said via Twitter.

Malayalam actor Prithviraj wrote on Instagram, “In terms of sheer utility for a one day side, @yuvisofficial is on my list of contenders for India’s greatest ODI player. Thank you Champ. Can’t tell you how much the memories you created mean to us!”

anil kapoor on yuvraj singh retirement Anil Kapoor posted on Instagram stories.

Neha Dhupia expressed how Yuvraj Singh will always remain one of her favourite cricketers. “I would always be asked this question… who are your favourite cricketers and one of the names in my reply would always be your name, And that’s never going to change. The life and times of Yuvi… you will always be missed but never forgotten our friend our hero…<3,” Neha tweeted.

Rohit Roy thanked Yuvraj Singh with a tweet. The actor wrote,”Thank you my dear friend @YUVSTRONG12 for sending me your bat!!! This means a lot and will helo in the cause I am working towards. Lots of love. #truechampion”

Rohit Roy thanked Yuvraj Singh as he wrote, “Thank you my dear friend @YUVSTRONG12 for sending me your bat!!! This means a lot and will help in the cause I am working towards. Lots of love. #truechampion”

Anupam Kher tagged Yuvraj Singh as a “winner” in his tweet. He posted on Twitter, “Dearest @YUVSTRONG12!!! You have inspired millions of Indians all over the world not only as a great cricketer but also as a person whose attitude towards life has been that of a complete WINNER. People like you don’t retire. We will always applaud your strength & courage.”

“Sad Day For India , Passing away of #GirishKarnad Sir and #YuvrajSingh announcing Retirement from International Cricket,” Bharat actor Aasif Sheikh tweeted.

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