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Farewell, Yu(vi) legend

DNMUM437498 | 6/11/2019 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :1346

From hating cricket as kid to mastering it, from winning battles on field to fighting cancer off it, Yuvraj Singh’s journey has been heroic, writes G Krishnan

The burden is off Yuvraj Singh’s shoulders.
Contemplating retirement from cricket for quite some time and having discussed it with his mother Shabnam and wife Hazel, Yuvraj decided that the IPL 2019 was going to be his last tournament after which he would call it a day.
One of India’s greatest icons not just on the cricket field but off it too, Yuvraj announced his retirement on Monday from all forms of international cricket and any other cricket to do under the Board of Control for Cricket in India banner including IPL.
Yuvraj may have won many a battle for India on the field but he conquered the mother of them all - cancer — which struck him around the 2011 World Cup triumph.
The manner in which he bravely overcame i
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