There are players who initiate others into the game. Yusuf is not one of them. He makes players leave the game.
Quite often, he leaves himself, returning to his homework, where he mauls some clueless state bowler.
What Yusuf has going for himself, like Rohit Sharma, is that he is always a knock away from being picked to play for India. This he must know.
Playing with that kind of knowledge is a huge fucking boost, quite contrary to how some guys must play knowing this could well be their last tango.
Once upon a time Irfan was blessed. Let’s see how far Yusuf will go with his blessing?
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