All rounder cricketer Yuvraj Singh has announced this retirement, from international cricket at a press conference in Mumbai on Monday, this afternoon. In his long speech, the cricketer also confirmed that the cricketer IPL 2019 was his last tournament he played as a player. In a span of 24 years, Yuvraj has 8,701 runs and 111 wickets to his credit in ODIs.

Soon after his announcement, Bollywood celebs like Anushka Sharma, Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor including his wife Hazel Keech, amongst others, took to social media and wished the cricketer for his future.

Anushka Sharma: Thank you for the memories @YUVSTRONG12 . You've been a warrior and inspiration to so many. I wish you the best in the next inning of your life


Wife of the cricketer Hazel Keech wrote, “And, with that, its the end of an era. Be proud of yourself husband, now onto the next chapter.... love you @yuvisofficial”


Varun Dhawan: Thank u @YUVSTRONG12 for all the memories and always being a great ambassador of the game  #yuvrajsinghretires


Arjun Kapoor: Thank you @YUVSTRONG12 !!! Every Indian kid will always remember you for being a fighter who never gave up... on & off the pitch...


Anil Kapoor: So many memories, victories, World Cup, unforgettable 6 sixes in an over & so much more! @YUVSTRONG12 you are an inspiration to all Indians! Always making India proud! Wishing you all the happiness, luck & success for the future! You will be missed! Thank you for everything!


Huma Qureshi:


Neha Dhupia: I would always be asked this question..who are your favourite cricketers and One of the names in my reply would always be your name @yuvisofficial ...and that’s never going to change ..The life and times of @yuvisofficial ...you will always be missed but never forgotten our friend our hero...


Raveena Tandon: Dear @YUVSTRONG12. A heartbreaking brave  decision.entertained us with ur brilliant innings always.Made India proud,true son of the soil,won for us,6 sixes,T-20 WC against England,is etched in our minds forever. Best wishes for your futureendeavours.#YuvrajSinghretires


Suniel Shetty: This day will never happen again cause natural talent like @YUVSTRONG12 will never b born again ... will miss u Yuvi  ... thank u 🇮🇳


Anupam Kher: Dearest @YUVSTRONG12!!! You have inspired millions of Indians all over the world not only as a great cricketer but also as a person whose attitude towards life has been that of a complete WINNER. People like you don’t retire. We will always applaud your strength & courage.


Angad Bedi: Thank you for the service you have done to Indian cricket. A true champion who carried himself with decorum at all times. You made memories on the field and off which we as Indian fans shall always cherish. It’s Time.. #Yuvrajsingh #YuvrajSinghRetires #jerseyno12


“Thank you jersey no 12... what an innings#Yuvrajsingh #YuvrajSinghRetires #itstime”

Sonu Sood: Legends don’t retire my brother. They become the inspiration for millions @YUVSTRONG12   Cricket   will miss u. Love u mere veer


Rahul Bose: We will miss you @YUVSTRONG12. So gifted, so sublime when on song, so astonishingly dangerous. And those moments at backward point. Here’s to an equally electric post retirement career. Thank you for the beauty.


Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai actor Aasif Sheikh: Sad Day For India , Passing away of #GirishKarnad Sir and #YuvrajSingh announcing Retirement from International Cricket. #ThankYouYuvi


Apart from the fraternity, others who wished Yuvi are:

Sachin Tendulkar: What a fantastic career you have had Yuvi.


You have come out as a true champ everytime the team needed you. The fight you put up through all the ups & downs on & off the field is just amazing. Best of luck for your 2nd innings & thanks for all that you have done for Cricket.

Gautam Gambhir: Congratulations Prince @YUVSTRONG12 on a wonderful career. You were the best ever white ball cricketer India had. @BCCI should retire Number 12 jersey in the tribute to your career. Wish I could bat like you Champion #Yuvrajsinghretires #ThankYouYuvraj #ThankYouYuvi




Virat Kohli: Congratulations on a wonderful career playing for the country paji. You gave us so many memories and victories and I wish you the best for life and everything ahead. Absolute champion. @YUVSTRONG12


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