Yuvraj Singh is again in Chandigarh, having fun with golf and spending time with younger Punjab cricketers like Shubman Gill, Anmolpreet Singh and Abhishek Sharma on the floor. Yuvraj was approached by Punjab Cricket Affiliation (PCA) secretary Puneet Bali to be a mentor at Punjab’s 21-day low season camp and he readily agreed.
“I’m having fun with this position loads. I too had fantastic mentors after I started. Additionally, I admire the best way PCA has pledged to boost the requirements and supply the gamers with the perfect of amenities,” mentioned Yuvraj, who did the camp in Mohali few days in the past.
“Cricket and skating are two sports activities I’ve beloved and performed. Now that I’ve time at hand, I’m studying golf too. And it’s such an addictive sport. I’m having a giant swing on the golf vary as of late.”
Retired final yr, Yuvraj has performed in International T20 Canada and the T10 League in UAE however has no plans as of now. “I need to play within the worldwide leagues; nevertheless, I don’t know when these leagues will resume, contemplating the pandemic,” mentioned Yuvraj.
Heaping reward on Gill, Yuvraj felt that the 20-year-old has an excellent future and will play for India for a protracted interval. Gill has been criticised for his on-field behaviour, particularly final season when he was fined for exhibiting dissent in opposition to an umpire throughout a Ranji Trophy recreation in opposition to Delhi.
“I used to be there on the floor through the match. He by no means abused anybody,” mentioned Yuvraj. “He simply questioned the choice. Typically batsmen do this. Look, he’s younger and hungry to do properly. After I began enjoying, I too skilled such incidents. And if a participant makes a mistake, he’ll rectify it. He’s a particular expertise.”
Aside from providing annual contracts to its prime cricketers, PCA can be contemplating upgrading amenities and a world academy on the Mohali stadium. “This overhauling is required. An academy on the traces of the Nationwide Cricket Academy generally is a nice boon. With such a setup, Punjab cricket can enhance and intention to win the Ranji Trophy in perhaps two or three years,” mentioned Yuvraj, who might be mentoring one other camp this week with Punjab cricketers.