After Yuvraj Singh announced his international retirement on Monday, 10 June, B-Town celebrities assembled on social media and shared appreciation of the ex-India all-rounder.
Film celebs such as Abhishek Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Saiyami Kher, Harvardhan Rane, Kim Sharma, Boman Irani and many more shared warm wishes for the Indian Cricketer.
Actor Abhishek Bachchan shared on his time line, “?Many congratulations @YUVSTRONG12 on your retirement. You have been, are and will remain one of the most inspirational sportsman ever! Thank you for all the wonderful memories. #YuviRetires”
Veteran actor Anil Kapoor wrote, “?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!”
Actress Saiyami Kher shared a picture with Yuvraj Singh and wrote, “?An absolute champion, fighter & hero on and off the field. Thankyou @YUVSTRONG12 for all that you’ve done for cricket. I’m sure this 2nd innings will be dedicated to more amazing work with @YOUWECAN 🙂 Good luck! #Yuvrajsingh #YuviRetires”
Dapper actor Harshvardhan Rane wrote, “?Raw fighter @YUVSTRONG12. 6/6 on field 10/10 as an icon…#YuvrajSingh big fan Sir”
Actress Kim Sharma, who once dated the cricketer wrote, “Well played @YUVSTRONG12 A standing ovation for some unforgettable moments in sport. May your next phase be as smashing with @hazelkeech”
Senior actor Boman Irani shared, “?All the best champ! #yuvarajsingh…In your comeback game after your ailment, you smashed a six, and your mother’s proud face that filled our tv screens will remain etched in our hearts forever. Cricket (with the exception of Chris Broad) will miss you. @YUVSTRONG12”
Some users went as far as tagging the official handles of ICC and BCCI on Twitter and requested the cricket bodies to arrange for a special farewell match as a tribute to Yuvraj’s contribution to Team India.