Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh pronunciation (help·info) (Punjabi: ਯੁਵਰਾਜ ਸਿੰਘ, born 12 December 1981 in Chandigarh, India) is a cricketer from India, 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. At the 2007 World Twenty20 he hit six sixes in an over against England's Stuart Broad - a feat only performed three times previously in any form of senior cricket, and never previously in an international match between two Test cricket nations. Yuvraj first came to attention when he captained the U-19 Punjab cricket team in the final of the Cooch-Behar Trophy against Bihar U-19s, in which he scored 358. He then gained selection for the U-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka in January 2000, where he was part of a team lead by Mohammed Kaif which won the tournament. Yuvraj was subsequently selected in 2000 for the first intake of the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore. Yuvraj made his One Day International debut against Kenya at Nairobi in 2000, at the ICC KnockOut Trophy. He showed his potential in his second
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  • Yuvi, Kohli power Royal Challenge Bangalore

    Khaleej Times 3 hours ago
    Bangalore romp to eight-wicket victory over Delhi in Indian Premier League match There was no hurricane or gayle for the Delhi lads to encounter at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Thursday night in the second match of the UAE phase ...
  • Bangalore romp to 8-wicket win over Delhi in IPL match

    Khaleej Times 10 hours ago
    There was no hurricane or gayle for the Delhi lads to encounter at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Thursday night in the second match of the UAE phase of IPL 2014. At least the packed audience would have loved to ...
  • Yuvi X factor for Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli

    Khaleej Times 1 day ago
    Captain feels Delhi Daredevils skipper Pietersen?s absence due to injury will be an advantage for Bangalore Virat Kohli all set to lead Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL season seven. -- Yuvraj Singh used to be one of the most destructive ...
  • Yuvraj Singh: Skating on thin ice

    Mint, New Delhi 1 week ago
    What is sadder than a sportsperson being pilloried by fans after a poor performance? The ignominy of having failed is in itself a big blow to self-esteem -- apart, of course, from making the future insecure. To be also assaulted, verbally ...
  • Sri Lanka restricts India to 130-4 in final

    The Associated Press 1 week ago
    Sri Lanka restricts India to 130-4 in final
    MIRPUR, Bangladesh (AP) — Virat Kohli struck a solid 77 but India could score only 130-4 against Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 final on Sunday. Kohli struck five fours and four sixes off 58 balls but some tight bowling from ...
  • The Associated Press

    South Africa to bat against India at World T20

    The Associated Press 1 week ago
    South Africa to bat against India at World T20
    MIRPUR, Bangladesh (AP) — South Africa captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and decided to bat first against India in the World Twenty20 semifinals on Friday. For South Africa, du Plessis came back after missing the team's last league ...

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