Yuvraj Singh is one of the best ever and since his early years his father Yograj Singh wanted his son to be a cricketer and play for India one day and he worked hard on Yuvi and with time it was evident that Yuvraj Singh would be a really special player if given ample opportunities and if he works hard on his game. The things he was able to accomplish in cricket is simply staggering. He even beat Cancer which is more important than any of his cricketing achievements and he is a true inspiration for all the young players.
Yuvraj Singh excelled in the white ball format of the game and he was one of the best all rounders at the time but his test career could have been more great if he had gotten more chances, nevertheless, he is an all time legend in world cricket. So, let’s take a look at the Profile Stats and Records of the incomparable Yuvraj Singh.
Personal Information :
Yuvraj Singh was born on 12th December 1981 in Chandigarh and he was born in a cricketing family with his father being a top coach for a lot of players and he saw in his son a future great player for India. He is called Yuvi by all his teammates and all the fans around the world as well. He was a true all rounder as he could also bowl slow left arm spin and pick a lot of wickets with it. His height was 5 ft 11 inches and he used all that height to smack the Bowlers to all parts of the ground and entertain the fans.
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International Information :
Yuvraj Singh had a stellar international career which spanned for 17 years and during those 17 years he was a true entertainer of the game. His first test match was on 16th October 2003 and after 9 years of playing good test cricket he played his last test match on 9th December 2012 vs England. His white ball career was way longer and he started his ODI career on 3rd October 2000 against Kenya and after dominating for 17 years he played his last ODI match on 30th June 2017 vs West Indies. He started his T201 career on 13th September 2007 vs Scotland in the 2007 T20I World Cup and his last T20I match was on 1st February 2017 against England.
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Career Stats :
5 Wickets in an innings
10 Wickets in a match
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In a 2007 T20I World Cup match, he became the only one yet to hit six sixes in a single over.
He holds the record for fastest T20 fifty by scoring it in 12 balls against England.
He has the second highest partnership for the fourth wicket in ODIs with MS Dhoni
Only Indian player to win the Man of the tournament in Two World Cup winning tournaments – 2007 T20I World Cup and the 2011 ICC World Cup.