London, Dec 24: English skipper Kevin Pietersen has said that Yuvraj Singh was a great player, and the sixes hit by him had left him dumbfounded.
The Mohali Test has been punctuated by baiting between Pietersen and Yuvraj, whose 86 was the highlight of the final day of the drawn Test.
Pietersen, who called Yuvraj a pie-chucker a couple of days ago, turned a great admirer of the Punjab batsman on Tuesday.
"The man (Yuvraj Singh) is one of the cleanest strikers of the ball in world cricket. The sixes this man hits, leaves me dumbfounded. He is a very special cricketer," is how Pietersen described the Indian left-hander at the end of the Test series against India.