[caption id="attachment_845720" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-845720" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Yuvraj-Singh-PTI.jpeg" alt="Yuvraj Singh, India, Yuvraj retirement, Yuvraj retirement" width="628" height="352" /> It has been learnt that Yuvraj Singh has come to terms with the fact that he is unlikely to play for India. @ PTI[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/yuvraj-singh/news/">Yuvraj Singh</a>, one of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india/">India</a>'s greatest limited overs cricketers, is seriously contemplating retirement from international cricket and pursue a freelance career in ICC approved foreign Twenty20 leagues. <p></p> <p></p>The Punjab left-hander would make a final decision only if he gets permission from the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/bcci">BCCI</a>. It has been learnt that Yuvraj has come to terms with the fact that he is unlikely to play for India. <p></p> <p></p>"Yuvraj is thinking of calling it quits from international and first-class cricket. He would like to speak to the BCCI and get more clarity on plying his trade in tournaments like GT20 (Canada), Euro T20 Slam in Ireland and Holland as he has offers," a BCCI source privy to the development, informed on Sunday. <p></p> <p></p>Recently,<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/irfan-pathan-becomes-only-indian-cricketer-to-enrol-for-2019-caribbean-premier-league-844694"> Irfan Pathan</a> put his name in the draft for the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/caribbean-premier-league">Caribbean Premier League</a> but Pathan junior is an active first-class player, who didn't seek permission from the BCCI. <p></p> <p></p>"Irfan was told to withdraw his name from the draft. As far as Yuvraj is concerned, we need to check the rules. Even if he retires from first-class cricket, he will still be an active T20 player registered under BCCI. The rule needs to be checked," a senior BCCI functionary said. <p></p> <p></p><strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/irfan-pathan-becomes-only-indian-cricketer-to-enrol-for-2019-caribbean-premier-league-844694">Irfan Pathan becomes only Indian cricketer to enrol for 2019 Caribbean Premier League</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Yuvraj played for <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/mumbai-indians">Mumbai Indians</a> in this year's <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/indian-premier-league">Indian Premier League</a> (IPL 2019) but didn't get many chances which might have prompted him to seriously think about future plans. <p></p> <p></p>The leagues like one in Canada and the new venture in Dublin and Amstelveen can gain a lot of mileage if Yuvraj plays in the league. <p></p> <p></p>There is a school of thought that if <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/zaheer-khan/news/">Zaheer Khan</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/virender-sehwag/news/">Virender Sehwag</a> can be a part of a T10 venture in Dubai then why can't Yuvraj be allowed. <p></p> <p></p>However, the BCCI official said, "The T10 might have been approved by the ICC but it's still not an acknowledged format. But yes, going forward, as and when the players association takes shape, the case for retired players may come up for consideration." <p></p> <p></p>He agreed that in principle, retired international players should be allowed to take part in <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/big-bash-league">Big Bash League</a>, Caribbean Premier League or the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/bangladesh-premier-league">Bangladesh Premier League</a>, if they get offers.