Mumbai: Keeping cool in stressful times is a hallmark of a good sportsperson and Yuvraj Singh learnt it the hard way from none other than Sachin Tendulkar, who scolded the left-hander after he abused his cricket equipment following a poor performance.
Yuvraj, once did a 'John McEnroe' when he smashed his bat into pieces after getting out cheaply against Australia, and the act didn't go down well with Tendulkar, who was present in the dressing room at that time.
"It was against Australia and we were playing in Mumbai and I did not get too many runs. I came in and hit my bat on the floor and broke it into pieces. Sachin looked at me and he was quite annoyed. He told me you earn your money, you earn your food because of cricket. So, don't ever do that again and I never did that again," Yuvraj told Adam Gilchrist in a six-minute video uploaded by Puma Cricket Studio as part of an IPL initiative.