Before the debut match, captain Ganguly said something like this, Yuvraj could not sleep the whole night

Yuvraj Singh On Sourav Ganguly: Playing cricket for his country is the dream of any player. But when this dream turns into reality for the players, then along with the enthusiasm, there is also panic. Something similar happened with former veteran Indian player Yuvraj Singh. When Yuvraj made his debut in the year 2000, he could not sleep the whole night before that match.

Captain Ganguly told on the day of the match that it was a joke

Actually, Yuvraj Singh made his debut in international cricket in the 2000 Champions Trophy match. Before the debut match, captain Sourav Ganguly asked Yuvraj whether he was ready to play as an opener batsman. In response to which he said that if you want this, then I will definitely do it. Yuvraj further told that after this talk of Sourav Ganguly, he did not sleep for the whole night. However, from the morning of the match on the second day, Ganguly told Yuvi that I was just joking. I myself will open with Sachin.

Yuvraj played a brilliant innings of 84 runs

Australia in front of Team India in that knockout match of Champions Trophy The team was Batting first, Team India scored 265 runs. At the same time, Yuvraj Singh played a brilliant innings of 84 runs. Talking about that match, Yuvi said that I had come to bat at number 5 and was very tense at that time. He further said that in that match, there were bowlers like Glenn McGrath, Jason Gillespie, Brett Lee in front of him. Along with this, Yuvi also had to face the sledging of Kangaroo players.

Along with scoring 84 runs in that match against Australia, Yuvi also run out Michael Bevan. In that knockout match, Team India defeated Australia and made it to the semi-finals. Yuvraj was adjudged the player of the match for the best game. In the semi-finals, the Indian team defeated South Africa. But despite captain Ganguly’s century in the final match, he faced defeat against New Zealand.

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