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About

Yuvraj Singh biography
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Real Name Yuvraj Singh Bhundel
Nick Name Yuvi
Date of Birth 12 December 1981
Age 39 Years in 2020
Birth Place Chandigarh, Haryana, India
Hometown Chandigarh, Haryana, India
School DAV Public School, Chandigarh
College Did not attend
Education Qualification 10th Standard
Religious Sikhism
Caste Jaat
Nationality Indian
Profession Cricketer
Food Habit Non-Vgetarian (Not Sure)
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Martial Status Married
Tatoo A tattoo with Roman ‘XII’ on his right-hand bicep
Hobbies Listening to Music, Travelling, and Watching films.
Address Block-A of DLF city (Phase-1) Gurugram, Haryana, India.

Yuvraj Singh Physical Appearance

Yuvraj Singh Physical Appearance
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Height (approximately) 185 cm
1.85 meter
6’1 feets
Weight (approximately) 80 kg
176 lbs
Body Measurements Chest- 41 inches
Waist- 34 inches
Biceps- 13 inches
Eyes Color Dark Brown
Hairs Color Black

Yuvraj Singh Family

Yuvraj Singh Mother
Yuvraj Singh Mother
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Father’s Name Yograj Singh (A famous actor, coach & a former cricketer)
Mother’s Name Shabhnam Singh
Wife/Spouse Name Hazel Singh, also known by Gurbasant Kaur (Actress, 2016- present)
Siblings Sister- None
Brother- Zoravar Singh (Actor)
Children None

Yuvraj Singh Favorites

Favorite Actor Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Actress Kajol
Favorite Politician Dr. Manmohan Singh
Favorite Book • The Monk who sold his ferrari by Robin Sharma
• The secret by Rhonda Byrne
• A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
Favorite Food • Gobhi Ka Paratha
• Kaddhi-Chawal
• Chinese Cuisines
Favorite Cricketer • Sachin Tendulkar
• Chris Gayle
• Ricky Ponting
Favorite Coach Gary Kirsten
Favorite Singer Gurdas Mann
Favorite Comic Character Suppandi (appears in Tinkle Comics)
Controversy- While announcing his retirement from International Cricket on 10 June 2019, he commented on BCCI’s Yo-Yo Test and attracted controversy. He said- ‘ I have a lot to tell about Yo-Yo Test but I will not say anything now to attract any controversy as Team India in the World Cup.

Yuvraj Singh Affairs & More

Marital Status Married with Hazel Keech (British−Mauritian film actress and model)
Marriage Date 30 November 2016
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Yuvraj Singh marriage
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Affairs

  • Kim Sharma (actress)
  • Riya Sen (actress, rumored)
  • Deepika Padukone (actress, rumored)
  • Leepakshi (a fashion designer, rumored)
  • Preity Zinta (actress, rumored)

Yuvi’s Cricket Career

Yuvraj Singh cricket career
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International Debut
Test- 16 October 2003 VS New Zealand in Mohali, Chandigarh.
ODI- 3 October 2000 VS Kenya in Nairobi.
T20- 13 September 2007 VS Scotland inn Durban
Last Matches
Test- India VS England at Kolkata on 9 December 2012.
ODI- India VS West Indies in North-South on 30 June 2017.
T20- India VS England in Bengaluru on 1st February 2017.
International Retirement- On 10 June 2019, he took retirement from all cricket formats. He played 40 Tests, 52 T20s, and 304 ODI for India cricket team. He made 1900 runs in the longest format and 8701 in the one-dayers.
yuvi Jersy No.
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Yuvi IPL
Yuvraj Singh in Punjab Team
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Yuvi ipl Team
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Jersey No • #12 INDIA
• #12 (IPL County Cricket)
State Teams • India A
• Punjab (1996/97-2018/19)
• Yorkshire (2003)
• King XI Punjab (2008-2010)
• Pune Warriors (2011-2013)
• Royal Challengers Bangalore (2014)
• Delhi Daredevils (2015)
• Sunrisers Hyderabad (2016-2017)
• King XI Punjab (2018)
• Mumbai Indians (2019)
• Toronto Nationals (2019)
• Maratha Arabians (2019)
Coach/Mentor • Sukhwinder Singh
• Alias Bawa
Bowling Style Slow Left Arm Orthodox
Batting Style Left Handed
Favorite Shot Slog-Sweeps

Yuvraj Singh Records

Yuvi career of cricket
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  • Fastest T20 fifty runs scoring it in 12 balls only against England national cricket team during the 2007 ICCW T.20.
  • Man of the series in both ICC T20 and ODI World cups.
  • Hit a half-century and picked up 5 wickets in a single world cup match.
  • The first player to hit consecutive 6’s in an over against England in Stuart Broads’s over in a T.20 World Cup format in 2007.
  • Second Indian cricketer who is signed by English county Yorkshire after Sachin Tendulkar.
  • First all-rounder player who scored 300 plus runs and to take 15 wickets in a single World Cup.
  • First Indian player to cross 100 sixes in the T.20 cricket match.
  • Yuvi also scored 70 off 30 balls against Australia in the 2nd Semi-Final (N), ICC World T20 at Durban on September 22, 2007, to help India qualify for the finals.

Yuvraj Singh Awards and Achievements

Yuvraj Singh award
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Yuvraj Meeting Up With PM
Yuvraj Meeting Up With PM
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  • ICC named Yuvraj Singh ‘The Man of the Tournament‘ in the Cricket World Cup 2011.
  • Arjuna Award (India’s second-highest Sporting Award) in 2012.
  • Padma Shri Award in 2014.
  • The FICCI recognized Yuvraj Singh as the Most Inspiring Sportsperson of the Year Award in 2014.
  • Power Brands awarded Yuvraj Singh in August 2018 by the Bharatiya Manavata Vikas Puraskar for being an impact player in the field and for demonstrating humility in greatness and for leading the charge in the fight against Lungs cancer.

Car Collection

  • Lamborghini Murcielago
  • Porsche 911
  • Mercedes Benz S-Class
  • Bentley Continental
  • Audi Q5
  • BMW 3 Series, BMW M5 & BMW M3 convertible.
Income/Net Worth- Approx $35 Million or INR 250 Crores
Apart from cricket, he has earned from various sponsorships and brand endorsements like Microsoft (2006), Codemasters, Puma, Royal Mega Stag, Pepsi, Revital, Reebok, Birla Sun Life, Laureus and Benz, Whirlpool, Cadbury and LG, etc.

Yuvraj Singh 6 Sixes

  • In T20 World Cup 2007, Yuvraj Singh created history by hitting six 6’s against England team in Stuart Broad over and scored the fastest fifty ever.

Yuvi Defeating Cancer

  • A news came in 2011 that Yuvraj Singh has lung cancer.
  • In the year 2013, he released his autobiography- ‘The Test Of My Life: From Cricket To Cancer and Back’ in which he talks about he battled cancer and made a comeback.
Yuvraj Autobiography
Yuvraj Autobiography
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  • After defeating cancer, he founded YOUWECAN for cancer patients in 2012. YouWeCan has treated hundreds of cancer patients.
YOUWECAN
YOUWECAN
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YOUWECAN2
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Social Media

Yuvraj Singh in KBC

Yuvraj Singh in KBC
Yuvraj Singh in KBC
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Yuvraj Singh in KBC
Yuvraj Singh in KBC
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Yuvraj Singh Facts

Yuvraj Singh Facts
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  • Does Yuvraj Singh smokes?- Not Known
  • Does Yuvraj Singh drinks?- Yes
  • From his childhood, Yuvraj Singh was very fond of tennis and roller skating. Even also he won the Under-14 roller skating championship. However, his father threw his medal because they wanted him to concentrate on cricket only.
  • He has a tattoo of Roman ‘XII’ on his left-hand biceps.
  • His father was a former Indian fast bowler and a popular actor in Punjabi films also.
  • Codemasters’ cricket video game Brian Lara International Cricket 2007 was released as ‘Yuvraj Singh International Cricket 2007’ in India.
  • He featured as a child actor in two Punjabi films- ‘Putt Sardana’ and ‘Mehandi Sajna Di’ in his childhood.
  • Yuvraj Singh thinks that 12 number is lucky for him.
  • He decided to stay with his mother after his parents divorced.
  • His voice also features in the Jumbo (Bollywood animated film).
  • In December 1999, he scored a triple hundred and one half-century (358 off 404) against the Bihar cricket team in UNDER-19 Cooch Behar Trophy final. The fact is that Mahendra Singh Dhoni was a part of that Bihar team in this match.
  • After receiving his basic cricket training in Punjab, he went to Mumbai for his further training at the Etf-Vengsarkar Cricket Academy.
  • Yuvi is one of the most expensive players in IPL 2014 and IPL 2015 auctions (14 Crores and 16 Crores respectively)
  • He considers Sachin Tendulkar as a role model in his life and he is the only Indian Cricket player to be signed by the English cricket team named Yorkshire after Sachin Tendulkar.
Yuvraj And Sachin
Yuvraj And Sachin
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