Punjab: Yuvraj Singh statue unveiled in Ferozpur cricket stadium

Punjab: Yuvraj Singh statue unveiled in Ferozpur cricket stadium

Yuvraj Singh statue unveiled in Ferozpur cricket stadium in Punjab which resembles his celebration after scoring a century. The fountains of around Rs 7 lakh have been installed across the staidum. The officials have stated that the statue has been installed to inspire the players who are coming to learn.

It will be an international level ground and likewise the efforts are being made to organise IPL matches here. Yuvraj Singh took retirement from the International cricket on June 10, 2019. He addressed a press conference with a video describing his journey throughout.

While sharing the video on twitter, Yuvraj Singh wrote: “After 25yrs in cricket I have decided to move on. Cricket has given me everything I have. Thank you for being a part of this journey. This game taught me how to fight, how to fall, to dust off, to get up again and move forward. It has been a lovely journey. See you on the other side #SteppingOut.
Meanwhile, Yuvraj Singh will not be playing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 as he played for Toronto Nationals in Global T20 Canada 2019. Also, he was part of Maratha Arabians in T10 league 2019.

Well, the BCCI doesn’t allow the contracted Indian players to participate in the foreign T20 leagues but Yuvraj Singh got No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the board to participate in Canada and Abu Dhabi leagues. The NOC from BCCI is only granted when the player has retired from the internationl cricket. Therefore, Yuvraj Singh is not eligible to take player in IPL 2020.

-PTC News