Facts You Didn’t Know About Yuvraj Singh

So guys welcome to this article, so in this article we will going to talk about a facts you didn’t know about Yuvraj Singh. When its come to white ball then Yuvraj Singh is one of the best players India has ever produced. After Kapil Dev, if India has got any all-rounder who has served India ably in all formats, it is Yuvraj Singh.

Representing India for 17 years across all three formats, Singh has scored 11778 runs in 402 matches and also taken 150 wickets. So, let’s dive into Yuvraj Singh and know some interesting facts . So read this article till end because this article going to give very interesting facts, that many of them don’t know, so without getting any late lets start this article.

Facts You Didn’t Know About Yuvraj Singh:

The Most Experience:

For the 2014 IPL, he was bought by RCB for a huge price of Rs 14 crore and it got better in 2015 when he became the most expensive player with a bid of Rs 16 crore and was bought by Delhi Daredevils.

Partnership with Sachin Tendulkar:

Yuvraj scored an unbeaten 85 and shared an unbroken 163-run partnership with his cricket idol Sachin Tendulkar to defeat England in the first Test in Chennai in December 2008. It was the fourth most successful run chase in history and the largest in India. This is considered one of his best Test performances.

World Cup 2007:

The Indian team’s performance in the 2007 World Cup was very poor and they were eliminated from the group stage. Yuvraj scored 47 runs in the first match against Bangladesh, which India lost. In the next game against Bermuda, he scored 83 off 46, taking India’s total to 413/5.

Yuvraj Singh Debut:

Yuvraj Singh made his ODI debut in 2000 in the ICC Knockout Trophy against Kenya, where he did not get the chance to bat. But in the quarter final against Australia, Yuvraj Singh get his first chance to bat, where he score 84 Runs in 80 balls, which rattled Australian bowler lineup, that boasted of the likes of Brett Lee, Jason Gillespie and Glen McGranth.

The Natwest Win:

The 2002 NatWest Series finale became the defining moment of Yuvi’s career. Not many thought that India would chase 326 against England at Lord’s. India were struggling at 146/5 at the end of 24 overs when Kaif came to the crease along with Yuvraj. They won the match by adding 121 runs for the sixth wicket before Yuvraj was dismissed after scoring 69 runs off 63 balls. India won this match by 2 wickets.

The First Indian To Play T20:

He became the second Indian after Sachin Tendulkar to represent the county team of Yorkshire. Yuvraj’s season started with some impressive innings, the highlight of which was his 71 off 37 in a Twenty20 match against Leicestershire. In the process, he became the first Indian to play T20 cricket, alongside Mohammad Kaif and Virender Sehwag, the other two Indians from the county that season.

Yuvraj Singh Nickname:

Yuvraj is fondly called Yuvi by his fans. He is also called the Prince of Indian Cricket because his name means prince.

IPL Career:

Yuvraj has been sent to four franchises in the 7 editions of IPL played so far. He could not get as much success in IPL as he achieved in international cricket. He started off as an icon player for Kings XI Punjab. After 3 seasons, he was bought by Pune Warriors India. When the Pune franchise was abolished, he joined Royal Challengers Bangalore before ending up with Delhi Daredevils. His highest IPL score is 83 runs which he scored for RCB.

Player of the Series in WC 2011:

The Indian team won the ICC World Cup in 2011 and Yuvraj won the tournament by winning Player of the Series. He scored 362 runs, including one century and four fifties, taking 15 wickets in the tournament. In India’s match against Ireland, he became the first player to take 5 wickets and score 50 runs in a World Cup match.

Love Life of Yuvraj Singh:

Yuvraj’s name was always associated with Bollywood actresses. He was once the poster boy of the Indian team and certainly the most eligible bachelor. Yuvi’s name was linked with Deepika Padukone. He dated Kim Sharma. Recently on 12 November 2015, after dating Hazel Keech for months, Yuvraj got engaged to Hazel and tied the knot in December 2016.

Surviving Cancer:

In 2011, Yuvraj was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his left lung and underwent chemotherapy treatment in Boston and Indianapolis. In March 2012, he was discharged from hospital after completing his third and final cycle of chemotherapy and returned to India in April.

World Cup Man:

Yuvraj Singh is the only player in Indian cricket history to have been a part of 3 successful World Cup campaigns. He won the Player of the Series award at the ICC U19 World Cup in 2000. In 2007, in the inaugural T20 World Cup, which India won, Yuvraj performed absolutely brilliantly in the tournament. In 2011, when India won the 50-over World Cup, it was once again Yuvraj Singh who won the Player of the Series award. At the ICC World Cup 2011, he won the Man of the Match award four times, which is the joint best with Sri Lanka’s Aravinda de Silva in 1996 and South Africa’s Lance Klusener in 1999.


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