Who can be the next Yuvraj Singh? The man himself answers
The Indian cricket team once had a gem of a superstar, and that is Yuvraj Singh, who played a crucial role in India lifting the 2011 World Cup played in India.
After the legend bid farewell to the game on 10th June in 2019, India hasn't been able to find a perfect replacement of his yet.
But the legend himself answered who he thinks is or could be the next Yuvraj Singh in the Indian cricket scenario. Yuvraj Singh had an exclusive interview with the Times of India where he was asked about a lot of stuff, and one among all is who he thinks is the next Yuvraj Singh.
In reply, Yuvraj Singh didn't mainly take a name, but some quality Indian players who could play the same role that Yuvraj Singh use to play for the Indian Cricket Team.
He mentioned that Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, and Ravindra Jadeja could play the same role for the Indian cricket team that Yuvraj Singh was capable of. He also added that the left-right combination between the three could be as good as he and MS Dhoni back when they dominated the middle-order; thus, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, and Ravindra Jadeja should play at the 5,6 and 7 slots for India.
Yuvraj Singh - One of the biggest names in Indian cricket
Yuvraj Singh is nothing short of a legend for the Indian cricket team. He is the main hero behind India's 2011 World Cup glory. He has set many examples for the youngsters and is a big inspiration for them. The Indian cricket fraternity still remembers Yuvraj Singh playing with cancer. But the dedication and hard work, in the end, paid off, and India lifted the ICC World Cup 2011 after 28 years.
Yuvraj Singh made his debut for India in the year 2000 against Kenya. While he earned his first Test cap in 2003 when India played New Zealand. Yuvraj Singh is also remembered for his six sixes in the 2007 T20 World Cup against England.
As of retirement, Yuvraj Singh has donned the Indian blue jersey near about 360 times combining the ODI and T20I. Yuvraj Singh has scored 1900 runs in 40 Test matches, 8701 and 1177 runs in ODI and T20I, respectively.