Nov 18, 2019 11:21 PM IST
Yuvraj Singh (Picture Credit: IANS)
Abu Dhabi, November 18: Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh mentioned on Monday that Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) determination to launch Australian opening batsman Chris Lynn was a “bad call” and joked that he may drop the Indian Premier League (IPL) staff’s co-owner Shah Rukh Khan a message on that.
Lynn smashed 91 off 30 balls taking part in for the Maratha Arabians within the Abu Dhabi T10 league, shattering the file for the very best particular person rating in T10 cricket beforehand held by England’s Alex Hales (87 off 32 balls).
“Chris (Lynn) was outstanding today, unbelievable hits,” Yuvraj, who additionally performs for the Maratha Arabians, informed reporters after the sport. IPL 2020: David Hussey And Kyle Mills Appointed as Kolkata Knight Riders’ Chief Mentor and Bowling Coach Respectively Forward of Participant Public sale.
“He is someone I have seen in the IPL. He has given some great starts to KKR. I really don’t understand why they have not retained him. I think it is a bad call, must send SRK a message on that. Chris was just outstanding today,” he added.
Yuvraj additionally mentioned that he’s pleased taking part in leagues exterior India and has not but determined whether or not he desires to get into teaching IPL groups.
“There are a lot of leagues coming up in the next two to three years, so I am looking forward to playing a few of them. It’s good for me that I play for about two or three months, instead of playing the whole year. I am enjoying that for the next few years and then hopefully can get into coaching after practicing that side by side,” he mentioned.
The 37-year-old, who introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket earlier than the 2019 World Cup, mentioned that he trains onerous to stay match.
“I had a back spasm today so I can’t really fight my body too much. I think mentally I am still young, but the body says take it easy, so hopefully I’ll be fit for the next game,” he mentioned.