‘It was little bit of a shock’ – Yuvraj Singh on nonetheless being 'cautious' round Tendulkar, Ganguly, Dravid and Kumble


Yuvraj Singh and Sachin Tendulkar. (Photograph by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP through Getty Pictures)

Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh expressed that he was fairly intimidated by the presence of the senior members within the group India camp. The southpaw made his debut in 2000 within the ICC Champions Trophy as he was alongside the likes of senior figures reminiscent of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, and Sourav Ganguly.

The previous all-rounder was current at an occasion with Vi.net18 Sports activities in Mumbai for the launch of South Africa’s new franchise league SA20. Current alongside his former teammate Anil Kumble, Yuvraj spilled the beans on his early life and the way he was stunned by having the senior gamers as his teammates.

“After 20 years, I nonetheless must watch out about what I say in entrance of him (Kumble). I feel it was a little bit of a shock, to be sincere. There’s Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, Tendulkar, and the likes of Ganguly (within the dressing room),” mentioned Yuvraj as quoted by HT.

IPL has made kids extra.netfortable: Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj additional acknowledged that the Indian Premier League (IPL) has helped bridge the hole between the kids and the presence of the senior gamers within the squad.

“There are all these guys you are watching on tv as a child and straightaway, you had been within the dressing room with them. You needed to ask the coach to not be seated subsequent to them. The coach used to say they’re your teammates so you need to sit subsequent to them. So, it took some time to start out speaking to them. However what the IPL has executed is that the kids are actually extra.netfortable across the gamers,” he added.

The star left-hander performed an integral position within the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 and has received quite a few titles throughout his stint with the nationwide group. Moreover, the southpaw who carved out a reputation for himself within the nationwide group setup has performed with many notable gamers reminiscent of Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, and Rohit Sharma amongst others throughout his skilled profession.

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