<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/yuvraj-singh/">Yuvraj Singh</a> on Monday revealed that he was promised a farewell game by the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/bcci">BCCI</a> provided he failed the Yo-Yo fitness test. However, he passed it and the swansong never happened. <p></p> <p></p>The 37-year-old, who announced his retirement here after almost 17 years of international cricket, last played for India in June 2017. <p></p> <p></p>"<em>Mujhe bola gaya tha agar aapse Yo-Yo test pass nahi hota toh aap retirement match khel sakate ho</em> (I was told that if you are not able to pass the Yo-Yo test, I would get a farewell game)," the 37-year-old said at an emotional press conference to announce his decision to quit international cricket to pursue a freelance T20 career internationally. <p></p> <p></p>His contemporary Virender Sehwag has spoken about the pain of not getting a farewell match but Yuvraj said he did not want one. Even greats like VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid did not get the farewell games they deserved. <p></p> <p></p>"I did not tell anyone in BCCI that I have to play the last match. <em>Agar main accha tha, potential tha toh main ground pe se chale jaata</em>. (If I was good enough, I would have retired from the ground). <em>Aur mujhe is tarah ki cricket khelna pasand nahi hai, ki mujhe ek match chahiye</em> (I don't like to ask for a game, I have never played the game with that mindset)," he said. <p></p> <p></p>"<em>Toh maine us time bola ki mujhe retirement match nahi chahiye, Yo Yo test pass nahi hoga toh main chup chhap ghar chale jayunga .Yo Yo test pass kiya</em> and then rest is not my call," he said. <p></p> <p></p>A yo-yo test involves a player sprinting between two cones that are set 20 metres apart on the sound of a beep. It is used to measure an athlete's endurance. <p></p> <p></p>Asked for his thoughts on the test, which must be cleared to make the Indian team right now, Yuvraj gave a guarded reply leaving the details for the future. "See I am sure now I'll have a lot of time to discuss these things, I'll have a lot to say. I am not saying right now because India is playing the World Cup. And I don't want any controversies over the players. <p></p> <p></p>"I want the players to be in the best space, to go in the last four, so I am sure my time will come to speak and I don't want be in that space I have retired in the World Cup, I have just retired because I want to move on in my life," said the Man of 2011 World Cup. <p></p> <p></p>Yuvraj did not get the farewell he perhaps deserved but his fans have not seen the last of him on the field. <p></p> <p></p>He will will be venturing into overseas T20 leagues provided he gets necessary clearance from the BCCI.