Yuvraj Singh reminisces his first team India call up by sharing a throwback picture on Instagram.
The 37 year old drew his maiden India call up ahead of the ICC Knockout Trophy in 2000. Yuvraj Singh shared a photo from that tour in which he can be seen alongside Rahul Dravid and Vijay Dahiya. Yuvi captioned the post as, "Major throwback to getting selected for the first time to play for team India".
Yuvraj Singh and Vijay Dahiya made their debuts against Kenya during the ICC Knockout Trophy in 2000. Both the players did not get to bat as India chased down the target with eight wickets in hand.
Yuvraj Singh has featured in 304 ODIs for the men in blue and was awarded the man of the match in India’s glory in the World Cup 2011. Yuvraj amassed 8701 runs at an average of 36.55, which includes 14 hundred and 42 fifties in the ODI format.
The all rounder has also featured in 40 Tests, cumulating 1900 runs at an average of 33.92, with 3 centuries and 11 fifties. His highest Test score came against Pakistan in 2001 in Bangaluru, which is 169.
After he called it a day from cricket, Yuvraj Singh played in the Globlal T20 Canada 2019 for Toronto Nationals.