New Delhi: The 2016 ICC World Cup could well be Yuvraj Singh's final tournament in an Indian shirt. He needs to make it as grandest as any legend of the game would have hoped for. He deserves it.
With that comes the question of relevance. Is he still the match-winner that India craves? Certainly, it's not the easiest of questions to answer considering the legacy he has had, and also the capabilities he still carries.
But after that flop show against New Zealand, the 34-year-old will need to at least stand up and deliver, even when his team-mates fail. Because, he was drafted in the team to do just that.
In a squad teeming with talented youngsters, he has been given the opportunity to perform. It's step welcomed by many, from aspect of the life. But Yuvi seems to be dilly-dallying his part to justify the faith entrusted upon him.
Starting, Saturday's high-profile India-Pakistan clash at Kolkata, the beloved cricketer will need to start delivering
After their collective failure against New Zealand, India will need to perform as a team and Yuvraj is just the right person to revive the team's cause.