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Yuvraj an inspiration for millions, says B'wood as cricketer bids adieu

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Members of the film fraternity on Monday lauded Singh's extraordinary career as the announced his retirement from all forms of

Earlier today, Yuvraj, while announcing his decision, said he would help assist patients going forward through his 'YouWeCan' foundation.

"After 25 years in and around the 22 yards and almost 17 years of international on and off, I have decided to move on. This game taught me how to fight, how to fall, to dust off, to get up again and move forward," said hero.

Applauding the for his strength and courage, veteran tweeted "Dearest @YUVSTRONG12!!! You have inspired millions of Indians all over the world not only as a great but also as a person whose attitude towards life has been that of a complete WINNER. People like you don't retire. We will always applaud your strength & courage."

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Calling a 'warrior' and an 'inspiration', wrote, "Thank you for the memories @YUVSTRONG12 . You've been a warrior and inspiration to so many. I wish you the best in the next inning of your life," on her

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Thanking the cricketer for his contribution towards Indian cricket, spinner Bishan Singh Bedi's son tweeted, "Thank you for the service you have done to Indian A true champion who carried himself with decorum at all times. You made memories on the field and off which we as Indian fans shall always cherish. It's Time.. #Yuvrajsingh #YuvrajSinghRetires #jerseyno12."

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Calling Yuvraj's decision 'heartbreaking', wrote on Twitter, "heartbreaking brave decision.entertained us with ur brilliant innings always.Made India proud,true son of the soil,won for us,6 sixes,T-20 WC against England,is etched in our minds wishes for your futureendeavours.#YuvrajSinghretires."

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Thanking for being a great of the game, actor tweeted, "Thank u @YUVSTRONG12 for all the memories and always being a great of the game #yuvrajsinghretires."

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Huma Qureshi, Suniel Shetty, and too reacted on Yuvraj's decision to retire.

A fighter to the core, Yuvraj battled all odds to return to the cricket field after successfully defeating the rare germ cell

An appearance at the 2014 T20 finals looked like a perfect script until Yuvraj found the going tough.

"This was probably the most difficult time in my cricket career, the 2014 T20 final against when I laboured to 11 off 21 balls. It was so shattering that I felt my career was all but over, everyone wrote me off too... But I never stopped believing in myself," remarked Yuvraj.

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First Published: Mon, June 10 2019. 18:07 IST
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