One of the lower-order batting geniuses for Blue Shirts, Yuvraj Singh is treat to watch for the cricket-fans when on the roll. His ability to hit ball miles into the crowd makes him one of the modern-day greats in shorter formats of the game. It had not been bed of roses for the southpaw after he was diagnosed with cancer the similar he won World Cup 2011 with his consistent performances, Years later, the flamboyant batsman made his comeback in the side with beating the life-threatening disease like cancer but that couldn’t bring the ‘real’ Yuvraj out of him.
Full Name Yuvraj Singh Date of Birth 12 December 1981 Place of Birth Chandigarh, India Age in 2018 36 Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Religion Sikh Nationality Indian Zodiac Sign Sagittarius Net Worth $25 Million Weight 78kg
Yuvraj Singh Early Life and Domestic Career
Cricket wasn’t the ultimate go for Yuvraj Singh as he was equally good at sports like Tennis and Roller-Skating. It wasn’t that late he rose as a star in roller skating as he went on winning National Under-14 Roller Skating Championship but even then his father asked to keep his focus on the cricket and stop playing other sports. Being the son of the former Test cricketer, Yuvraj didn’t hesitate to go on with his father’s dream of playing professional cricket and he soon went on playing for the Punjab-Under16s. With every passing day and hours of training, Yuvraj honed his skills to the fullest that opened up the path for Punjab Under-19’s and later on the first class cricket as well.
Profession Cricketer Batting Left-Handed Bowling Left-arm off break Role All-rounder Team Indian National Cricket Team
Kings XI Punjab ODI debut 3 October 2000 v Kenya T20I debut 13 September 2007 v Scotland
Yuvraj Singh Family
The elder of the two sons born to Yograj Singh and Shabnam Singh, Yuvraj was good at multiple sports since the young age but later went on with all his concentration on cricket as it was his father’s wish, who himself was a former Test cricketer at Indian cricket team. Yograj, who also showed his brilliance in the entertainment world as well made Yuvraj feature in two short roles a child artist in Punjabi films.
- Yuvraj Singh Father: Yograj Singh
Yuvraj Singh Wife
Singh was regarded as the most handsome hunk in the Indian cricket team and that also made his name getting interlinked with several beauties of B-town. But it was actually Hazel Keech, who clean bowled Yuvraj Singh. The hard-hitting batsman remained very much vocal about his relation with Keech and amid speculations and rumours, he got engaged to her in November 2015. The next year later in November, the lovebirds tied the knot in what we call a traditional big fat wedding.
Interesting Facts about Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj won the Roller-skating national under-14 skating championship but that didn’t please his father Yograj, who threw his medal and asked him to be only focused about cricket.
The southpaw went on winning the Man of the Tournament award at ICC World Cup 2011 and was also one of the top performers in the ICC World T20 2007. It should be noted here that Indian cricket went on winning both the aforementioned mega-events.
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