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Yuvraj Singh

Indian Cricketer
Male
Hometown ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ
Other Names Yuvi

Yuvraj Singh pronunciation in Jat family is an Indian cricketer, and the son of former Indian fast bowler and Punjabi movie star Yograj Singh. He has been a member of the Indian cricket team since 2000 (ODIs) and played his first Test match in 2003. He was the vice-captain of the ODI team from late-2007 to late-2008.… Read More

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  • Cricket Sri Lanka's Perera Grabs Hat Trick Against India
    Yahoo News - Feb 12, 2016
  • Cricket India Clinch Thriller To Complete Sweep Over Australia
    Yahoo News - Jan 31, 2016
  • India Recall Yuvraj, Nehra For Australia T20s
    Yahoo News - Dec 19, 2015
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CHILDHOOD

1981 Birth Born on December 12, 1981.

TEENAGE

1995 - 1997 3 More Events
His first breakout performance came in the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy Final of 1999 against Bihar; Bihar were all out with a score of 357 and Yuvraj opened for Punjab and he made 358 runs alone.
Yuvraj was subsequently selected in 2000 for the first intake of the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore.
2001 19 Years Old Yuvraj made his comeback during the 2001 Coca-Cola Cup in Sri Lanka. … Read More

TWENTIES

Following this, Dinesh Mongia and Hemang Badani were chosen over Yuvraj in the squad for the home series against England in January 2002. … Read More
Despite his indifferent form leading to the World Cup, Yuvraj secured a place in the 15-man Indian squad for the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup in South Africa. … Read More
Yuvraj had a mixed tour of Pakistan in March–April 2004. … Read More
He had a disappointing ODI series at home against Pakistan in April 2005, scoring 98 runs in six matches at 19.60.
2006 24 Years Old Yuvraj was picked in both Test and ODI squads for the Pakistan tour in January–February 2006. … Read More
On 19 September 2007 against England in the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 Super 8 match held at Kingsmead in Durban, he hit 6 Sixes in an over off Stuart Broad. … Read More
2008 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In November 2008, he hit 138 not out from 78 balls against England at Rajkot, taking 64 balls to reach his century which at the time was the second fastest by an Indian in ODIs after Mohammad Azharuddin's century in 1988 against New Zealand came off 62 balls. … Read More
In the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, in India's match against Ireland, he became the first player to take 5 Wickets and score 50 runs in a World Cup match.

THIRTIES

Yuvraj was conferred with the Arjuna Award, India's second highest sporting award, in the year 2012 by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee. … Read More
2013 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2013, Yuvraj made a comeback to India's limited-over’s squad for the Twenty20 and first three ODIs of the home series against Australia. … Read More
In February 2014, Yuvraj was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping 14 crore. … Read More
2015 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 2015, Yuvraj decided to invest 40-50 crores by 2018 to help young entrepreneurs set up their businesses. … Read More
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