Vastavam web: Yuvraj Singh has no qualms in conceding that he has been “failing” but the out-of-favour Indian cricketer says he won’t give up on his career at least till 2019.The 36-year-old all-rounder, who played a pivotal role in India’s 2011 World Cup triumph, has been struggling to keep a place in the side for some time now.Speaking at an interactive session organised by UNICEF here as part of ‘The Power of Sports to Shape the Future of Adolescents’ campaign, the veteran said his career decisions will be solely decided by him.
“I am not afraid of failure. I have gone through ups and downs. I have seen defeat and that’s what’s the pillar of success.That will make you a stronger person and it will take you to the next level,” he explained.Yuvraj said he is not quite sure how many people believe in him given his recent slump but he hasn’t stopped believing in himself.”So I still believe in myself. As I said I don’t know how many people believe in me but I do believe in myself,” Yuvraj added.
The left-hander has played 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20 Internationals in his 17-year-career scoring 1900, 8701 and 1177 runs across the respective formats.He had recently hit the headlines for skipping Ranji Trophy matches to train at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.