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From Lara to Ganguly: Yuvraj Singh pays tribute to ‘greatest left-handed legends’

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From Lara to Ganguly: Yuvraj Singh pays tribute to ‘best left-handed legends’

Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh on Thursday paid tribute to “the greatest left-handed legends” of cricket on the event of International Left Handers’ Day.

Yuvraj tweeted a collage consisting of former West Indies captain Brian Lara, his former skipper Sourav Ganguly and Australian duo of Matthew Hayden and Adam Gilchrist.

“Here’s a tribute to some of the greatest left-handed legends the game has produced. Add on to this golden list and share with me your favourite left-handed batsmen #InternationalLeftHandersDay,” mentioned Yuvraj in his caption to the publish.

Yuvraj himself was a left-hander and starred in a few of India’s best victories in limited-overs cricket throughout his illustrious profession. He made his worldwide debut in an ODI towards Kenya in 2000 and his final worldwide look additionally got here in an ODI, towards West Indies in June 2017. He ultimately retired from skilled cricket in June 2019.

The 38-year-old spearheaded India’s victories within the 2007 World T20 and 2011 World Cup together with his performances. Apart from his prowess with the bat, Yuvraj was additionally a helpful left-arm spinner and his bowling performed nearly as huge a job as his batting within the 2011 World Cup. He scored 8,701 runs and took 111 wickets in his ODI profession as well as to 1,900 runs in Tests and 1,177 runs in T20Is.

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