Yuvraj Singh Smashes Quick-fire 80 Ahead Of IPL 2019

Updated: 26 January 2019 20:04 IST

Yuvraj Singh smashed four sixes in his quick-fire knock.

Yuvraj Singh Smashes Quick-fire 80 Ahead Of IPL 2019
Yuvraj Singh has sent out a message with his batting prowess. © Twitter

Yuvraj Singh has sent out a message with his batting prowess ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019, which gets underway from March 23. Yuvraj Singh, who was bought by Mumbai Indians for the upcoming IPL, went all guns blazing and scored 80 runs from 57 deliveries. The veteran Indian batsman played this knock in the DY Patil T20 Cup for Air India against Mumbai Customs. Yuvraj, who is known for is power-hitting abilities smashed seven boundaries and four sixes in his knock. However, it was not enough to help his side register a win as they lost by nine wickets.

Yuvraj was bought for rupees one crore by the Mumbai franchise at the auction ahead of the season. He went unsold in the first round of the auction but was picked by Mumbai Indians in the second round.

The 37-year-old left-hander, who last played for India in June 2017, was a part of the Kings XI Punjab squad last season and had a woeful season with the bat post which he was released by the franchise ahead of the auction.

Yuvraj managed only eight outings for the franchise captained by Ravichandran Ashwin and scored only 65 runs.

Mumbai Indians will be Yuvraj's sixth team in 12 editions of IPL and he will be hoping to revive his career by getting some runs under his belt.

Yuvraj made his last appearance for the Indian cricket team back in 2017 during an ODI match against the Windies.

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Highlights
  • Yuvraj Singh smashed four sixes in his quick-fire knock
  • Yuvraj Singh has sent out a message with his batting prowess
  • Yuvraj was bought for rupees one crore by the Mumbai franchise
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