Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh on Friday issued an apology for allegedly making a ‘casteist’ remark throughout his dialog with Rohit Sharma. A video clip of Yuvraj’s dialog with Rohit about India leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal’s obsession with TikTok movies lately went viral and Yuvraj was criticised on social media for his remark.
In a tweet, the previous left-handed batsman wrote: “This is to clarify that I have never believed in any kind of disparity, be it on the basis of caste, colour, creed or gender. I have given and continue to spend my life for the welfare of people.”
“I believe in the dignity of life and respect each individual without exception,” the 39-year-previous additional wrote.
“I understand that while I was having a conversation with my friends, I was misunderstood, which was unwarranted. However, as a responsible Indian I want to say that if I have unintentionally hurt anybody’s sentiments or feelings, I would like to express regret for the same,” he wrote.
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) June 5, 2020
“My love for India and all its people is eternal,” Yuvraj completed with a coronary heart emoticon.
Yuvraj has performed 304 ODIs for India in which he scored 8,701 runs at a median of 36.55 and a strike price of 87.67. He was half of the 2011 World Cup-winning staff and was additionally named the Player of the Tournament. Yuvraj has additionally performed 58 T20Is for India in which he has scored 1,177 runs at a median of 28.02. He was additionally half of India’s 2007 T20I World Cup profitable-staff as nicely.