Yuvraj Singh

Known For

He is mainly known as an aggressive batsman for having hit six sixes in an over against England's Stuart Broad during a Twenty-20 match against England in the 2007. He is an all-rounder and a very versatile player. He has also recovered from the deadly disease Cancer and has set benchmarks for showing the much courage.


Man of the match award. Arjuna Award. Twenty20 International. Performance of the Year (2008). More than 1000 ODI runs in the 2005-06 season. 4000 runs in ODI career with 7 centuries.

Early Years

As we all know Yuvraj Singh is the son of former cricketer Yograj Singh. It was while he captained the Under-19 Punjab team that he was first noticed by the selectors in the final of the Cooch-Behar Trophy against Bihar Under-19s. In final Match he scored 359 runs. In January 2000 he was selected for the Under-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka and that tournament was won by the Indian team. Yuvraj got selected for the primary batch in Bangalore of the National Cricket Academy in the year 2000. He showcased his talent in his Second One Day International against the Australians where he scored against a speed attack by seasoned bowlers like Brett Lee, Glen McGarth and Jason Gillespie. However, soon he was not in form, and in early 2001, he dropped from the One Day International’s in India against Australia. Later in the year he helped India defeat Sri Lanka with an unbeaten 98 scored.


He has done his high school from DAV Public School, Sector 8, Chandigarh.


Yuvraj singh also known by his nickname Yuvi and Prince of Punjab.He is is a professional cricketer of the Indian team. Yuvraj has been a member of the Indian cricket team in ODIs since October 2000 and played his first Test match in match in October 2003. He was the vice-captain of the Indian ODI team between 2007-2008. He holds the record for the fastest fifty in Twenty20 Internationals and in all Twenty20 matches, scoring 50 runs in 12 balls against England in 2007. After his parents divorced, Yuvraj chose to stay with his mother. He is getting married to model and actress 'Hazel Keeth'.

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Yuvraj Singh
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Father's Name
Yograj Singh
Mother's Name
Shabnam Singh
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