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Yuvi mentions lesser support received during tenures of Dhoni, Kohli. Blames IPL for dipping interest in first class cricket amongst young cricketers.

Suggests people to follow authentic websites for corona updates / advices

Yuvraj Singh has strongly advised the people to stay indoors and follow authentic websites to safeguard themselves from Corona pandemic.  In an interview to reputed Sports weekly of India  ,the Sportstar , Yuvi, himself a cancer survivor during his playing days, spoke about the importance of following government and medical instructions to fight this menace. He said these are critical and worrisome times , similar to what he felt in the early stages of his cancer .

Speaking about the game , Yuvraj spoke about supporting and handling talented youngsters like Rishabh Pant and Prithvi Shaw and that the Indian team should have a psychologist who would advice these young players of how to handle fame and scrutiny and how to conduct themselves off the field.

Speaking about his experience he mentioned that he enjoyed playing under Ganguly and he did not receive the same kind of support during the regime of Dhoni and Kohli .

Speaking highly of his past senior colleagues, he spoke about the dedication of Dravid , Sachin ,VVS etc in the nets and the guidance he and Kaif received during their early days with Indian team even at the cost of getting pulled up for wrong doing.

Yuvraj has also expressed his opinion of IPL distracting the younger generation of cricketers from playing first class cricket. Nowadays the next gen players with so much of money at their disposal do not need to slog much in first class cricket  and IPL has sadly changed their mentality .


Amitava Mukherjee

A commerce graduate with work experience in Banking sector. An avid sports enthusiast. Big fan of soccer cricket and tennis

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