Forget the hyperbole the electronic media anchors created by packaging Yuvraj Singh as the villain of India`s failure to win the World T20, the poking the left-handed batsman received from the social media sites Twitter and Facebook and SMS left one tittering.
Once labelled a `pie-chucker` by Kevin Pietersen, beleaguered Yuvraj Singh has found support from the maverick batsman, who says the India left-hander is at the receiving end of "unwarranted criticism" following his scratchy knock in the World T20 final.
Sri Lankan pace star Lasith Malinga has revealed that he `really` enjoyed his captaincy in the last three games during the World Twenty20 tournament, which his team won by beating India on Sunday in the finals at Dhaka.
Facing a barrage of criticism for his slow batting in the lost World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka, Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh found support from his teammate and close friend Harbhajan Singh, who urged fans to not be bitter about just "one bad day".
An exhausted and disappointed Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni found it tough to explain Yuvraj Singh's painstakingly slow batting in the lost World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka but insisted that the under-fire player tried his best.
Sri Lanka`s Twenty20 captain Lasith Malinga said Sunday night that his team`s victory in the final of the Twenty20 World Cup was due to hard work and not luck. He also said that the win was a fitting farewell for the team`s two veteran gentlemen stalwarts Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara.