Continuing together with his behavior of posting previous photos, former India allrounder Yuvraj Singh on Monday shared a throwback photograph on Instagram, reminding followers of the time when cell telephones weren’t that widespread. In the picture, Yuvraj is seen stationed at a public phone sales space with former colleagues VVS Laxman, Virender Sehwag and Ashish Nehra.
“When your parents don’t pay your mobile phone bill after a bad performance! #throwback to days without,” captained Yuvraj whereas tagging the three former India cricketers.
Although it’s tough to pick the precise time when this picture was clicked, by the appears of it, the photograph is from India’s 2001 tour of Sri Lanka. India began the tour with a tri-sequence involving New Zealand and later went on to play a two-Test sequence in opposition to the house group. Under Sanath Jayasuriya, the house group gained each the sequence.
Yuvraj’s lengthy-time buddy Harbhajan Singh, who was additionally a part of the tour, was fast to remark, “Free call?”, to which Yuvraj replied: “Calling card Sri Lanka to India ! Hanji mata I’ve reached and Ashu (Nehra) probably saying Abey sun, i’ve reached ab main match ke baad phone karunga! Chal bye.”
The ODI sequence (The Coca Cola Cup) was Yuvraj’s fifth for India after his beautiful debut the 12 months earlier than – ICC Champions Trophy Knockouts 2000. The batsman scored 150 runs from 5 innings within the sequence, together with a match-successful knock of 98 not out in opposition to Sri Lanka within the eighth match of the sequence, which led main India to a 46-run win.
Incidentally, within the subsequent match, which passed off only a day later, Sehwag scored his maiden ODI century as India chased down New Zealand’s 264 with greater than 4 overs to spare.