Why did Sachin Tendulkar say: “There is always a calm before the storm”? Yuvraj Singh reveals – Magazine Creations

After breaking the silence on his relationship with former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Indian cricket legend Yuvraj Singh revealed wise words from another legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, which kept him going despite his personal struggles.

During a recent conversation with influencer Ranveer Allahbadia on his podcast ‘The Ranveer Show’, Yuvraj Singh spoke about the pivotal advice he received from Tendulkar, whose wisdom played an important role in India’s historic 2011 World Cup win.

Yuvraj Singh quoted Sachin Tendulkar’s words during the show: “There is always a calm before the storm.”

Speaking about the new generation of cricketers, Yuvraj recalled mentoring Shubman Gill in a month-long training and lauded him as a “quick learner”.

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During the show, Yuvraj revealed that he and MS Dhoni are not close friends and were only friends because of cricket where they used to play together. He noted that they never became close friends because they both had completely different lifestyles.

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“Mahi and I are not close friends. We were friends because of cricket, we played together. My lifestyle was completely different from his, so we were never close friends. We were friends only because of cricket,” Yuvraj said.

Although he said that the professional relationship was very good with Dhoni. “When Mahi and I stepped on the ground, we gave more than 100% for our country together,” he said.

The legendary all-rounder pointed out that all 11 players in the team do not get along with each other, adding that teammates do not have to be best friends off the field.

In the podcast, he also said that before the 2019 World Cup, he approached Mahi for career advice and was informed that the selection committee had not considered him and given him a clear understanding of his situation.

“When I was at the end of my career, when I didn’t get the right picture of my career, I asked him for advice,” he said. “He was the guy who told me the selection committee isn’t looking for you now. I was like, at least I got the real picture. And this is before World Cup 2019. “This is the reality,” he said.

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Updated: 05 November 2023, 04:10 PM IST


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