PCA secretary Puneet Bali needs Yuvraj Singh to come back out of retirement

Yuvraj Singh: The previous Indian all-rounder has been requested to play home cricket as soon as once more to assist the youthful lot of gamers.

Chandigarh in Ranji Trophy and Canada in any other case – locations beginning with the alphabet ‘C’ are attractive exodus from Punjab. Within the eight Ranji Trophy matches that Punjab performed within the final season, they handed debuts to gamers on six events.

By the tip of the season, the likes of Ramandeep Singh, Krishan Alang, Rohan Marwaha, Arshdeep Singh, Sharad Lumba, Anmol Malhotra, Ashwani Kumar, Karan Kaila and Akul Pandove had made their first-class debuts for Punjab.

A main motive behind the inclusion of those many rookie gamers was that Chandigarh bought their very own crew underneath Union Territory Cricket Affiliation. Gamers from Chandigarh who had represented Punjab or have been aspiring to take action now play/aspire for Chandigarh due to the event.

Within the latest years, gamers akin to Manan Vohra, Bipul Sharma, Uday Kaul, Barinder Sran, Jiwanjot Singh, Taruwar Kohli and Arpit Pannu have all performed for different states after representing Punjab. Along with these names, Shubman Gill and Siddarth Kaul don’t get to play all matches for Punjab as a result of their India or India A duties.

Puneet Bali needs Yuvraj Singh to come back out of retirement

It’s as a result of aforementioned change that PCA (Punjab Cricket Affiliation) secretary Puneet Bali needs former India and Punjab all-rounder Yuvraj Singh come out of retirement and symbolize Punjab in home cricket.

“These boys [Shubman Gill, Prabhsimran Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Abhishek Sharma and Harpreet Brar] have been all present process classes with our physios and trainers to arrange [for the upcoming domestic season]. Yuvraj [Singh] initiated classes with these boys whereas he was in Chandigarh.

“During the last couple of seasons, we’ve misplaced gamers to different states, lots of our gamers to Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh and Himachal. So, we felt a participant of Yuvraj’s expertise and calibre may lend lots of worth and encourage the children,” Bali was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo.


Yuvraj had final performed for Punjab throughout codecs throughout the 2018-19 home season. After enjoying 4 matches in IPL 2019, the southpaw determined to . Whereas Bali has requested the 38-year previous participant to play all codecs, he’s sure to readily welcome Yuvraj even when he makes himself accessible for a specific format.

“The request I made was for him to think about enjoying all codecs. But when he comes again to and says, he’s accessible just for limited-overs cricket, for some motive, that can be high-quality too. I’m trying ahead to listen to from him quickly. However as such, he’s been working arduous with the boys,” Bali added.

Put up his retirement from worldwide cricket final yr, Yuvraj captained Toronto Nationals within the second season of the World T20 League 2019 and represented  within the Abu Dhabi T10 League. It will be fascinating to see how BCCI goes forward with Yuvraj’s comeback (if it occurs) for the board solely offers NOCs to retired gamers in terms of enjoying abroad T20 leagues.

The 2-time World Cup winner additionally traveled to Australia to participate within the  along with enjoying for India Legends within the  this yr.


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