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| On Updated : Jun 21, 2019 1:09 PM IST

Former India all-rounder set to play in Global T20 Canada

Yuvraj Singh, who had recently announced his retirement from international cricket prior this month, is ready to play in the upcoming season of Global T20 Canada for Toronto Nationals.

Yuvi's desire to play for the Toronto Nationals

Yuvi was snapped by the Toronto Nationals in the player draft on Thursday so that he prepares himself to play in the second season of the league, starting from 25 July.

While Yuvi was declaring his retirement he even mentioned his enthusiasm of playing in the T20 leagues all around the world
“With BCCI's permission, I would love to go, play and have fun for this year or maybe next year. I don't know what's left in me. It has been a very long and hard journey and I think I deserve that. I have had a word with BCCI and will have another after this announcement. Hopefully, it will be easy sailing for me,” Yuvraj Singh mentioned in his retirement speech.

Tournament starts 26 July

The 2019 tournament's second release, will be played in Brampton from July 26 onwards to August 11. There will be 5 franchise teams present – Vancouver Knights, Winnipeg Hawks, Edmonton Royals, Montreal Tigers and Toronto Nationals

These teams Took part in the 2018 season beside the West Indies B team. Now, a sixth franchise team, Brampton Wolves has replaced West Indies team B.

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