Veteran India bowler Harbhajan Singh on Thursday reacted to Yuvraj Singh’s remarks that there’s dearth of “role-models” in the current Indian team. Former India allrounder Yuvraj final week had mentioned that India captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma are solely few of the role models in the team. “In this team, seniors are you (Rohit) and Virat (Kohli) who play all three formats. I just feel since social media has come, there are very less guys to look upto. That sense of respect for seniors…it has become a thin line,” Yuvraj had mentioned in an Instagram Live chat with Rohit.
Harbhajan was questioned by information company IANS on Yuvraj’s remarks, and the off-spinner mentioned that he didn’t feel the identical till he was with the team. “See every team has a different culture. Pehle ke time kuch aur the (times were different before). Now these are different times. What Yuvi has said, I don’t know in what context he said these things, but I played till 2016 and I never felt anything like this,” Harbhajan mentioned.
The 39-year-outdated added that Yuvraj can provide a greater reply as to why he felt so as a result of he is aware of the context in which he mentioned it.
“Now I haven’t been in the team since 2016 so I cannot comment on this current bunch. But till the time I was there, I never felt anything. Yes the team has changed a lot since 2016. So maybe Yuvi can give you a better answer to this as he knows the context,” Harbhajan mentioned.
Harbhajan’s final look for India was in 2016 T20I match towards UAE in Dhaka on March 2016. He has taken 417 wickets in 103 Tests at a mean of 32.46 in his profession. He has additionally taken 269 wickets in 236 ODIs at a mean of 33.35. The proper-arm bowler has additionally performed 28 T20Is for India and has picked 25 wickets at a mean of 25.32.