Yuvraj Singh pays tribute to Rahul Dravid on Twitter

Updated: 10 March 2012 10:27 IST

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh tweeted to express his tribute to Rahul Dravid, who retired from international cricket on Friday.

Yuvraj Singh pays tribute to Rahul Dravid on Twitter

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh tweeted to express his tribute to Rahul Dravid, who retired from international cricket on Friday. (Also see: Celebs tweet Thank You, Rahul Dravid)

"Legend has walked into the cricketing sunset. Privileged to share the dressing room with Jammy", tweeted Yuvraj, who is recovering from a lung ailment in Boston.

Yuvraj has been the teammate of Rahul Dravid for several years and the southpaw was full of praise for The Wall. "Man with grit, determination and exemplary work ethic. his preparation never dipped his concentration never wavered", said another tweet from Yuvraj.

Yuvraj, who had made his Test debut under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid in 2003 stated that he will be missed in the world of cricket and that the former Indian batsman would be an example for generations to follow.

At a time when Team India is looking to step forward and rebuild a side with youngsters, Dravid chose to step aside gracefully to allow the team to find his successor in the immense talent floating around the country.

Yuvraj also wished Dravid for a better future, which is expected to be highly associated with cricket. "Have a great retired life. Wishing you and your family best of health and happiness..", tweeted Yuvraj.

Yuvraj, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US has been out of action since November 2011 and is expected to be back later this year.

Topics : Cricket Gary Kirsten Anil Kumble Yuvraj Singh Rahul Dravid
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