Yuvraj Singh is a professional Indian cricketer who played for the Indian National Team from 2000 to 2017. He made his Test Cricket Debut in 2003.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Yuvraj Singh was born on December 12, 1981, in Chandigarh, India. He stands 187 cm tall and he bats left-handed and has a slow left-arm orthodox bowling pace.

He is the son of Yograj Singh, a former professional cricketer. In 2016, he married British actress and model Hazel Keech.

Role Batsman
Height / weight 1.87 m /
Born 12 Dec 1981
Nationality India India
Playing Style Left Handed
Nickname Yuvi
Number 12
Team History
India Legends 2020
1088 mumbai indians Mumbai Indians 2019
Toronto Nationals 2019
Maratha Arabians 2019
Punjab cricket team (India) 1996 - 2019
1086 kings xi punjab Kings XI 2018
2890 sunrisers hyderabad Sunrisers 2016 - 2017
55 india national cricket team India 2000 - 2017
1085 delhi capitals Delhi Capitals 2015
1090 royal challengers bangalore Royal Challengers 2014
2563 pune warriors india Pune Warriors 2011 - 2013
1086 kings xi punjab Kings XI 2008 - 2010
Yorkshire County Cricket Club Yorkshire County 2003

Playing Career

Singh started his professional career playing for Punjab Squad 12 in the 1996/1997 season. He would play with the team through to the 2018/2019 season.

He made his One Day Internationals debut in 2000 and he played his debut Test Match in 2003. He did not make his T20I debut until 2007.

In addition to his career with Punjab, he also played for Yorkshire in 2003 and he was part of the Punjab Kings squad 12 from 2008 to 2010 and also in 2018.

Other teams he’s played for include Pune Warriors India, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Mumbai Indian, Toronto Nationals, and the Maratha Arabians.

Playing for the Indian Men’s National Cricket Team, he helped them win the 2011 World Cup. Also in 2007, he helped them win the T20 World Cup, beating South Africa.

Major achievements

Only player in Twenty20 to hit six 6s off six ballsMan of the Series award in the year 2007 against Pakistan

Career Statistics

  • Competition Test ODI T20I FC
  • Matches - 40 (Test), 304 (ODI), 58(T20I), 139 (FC)
  • Runs Scored - 1,900 (Test), 8,701(ODI), 1,177 (T201), 8,965 (FC)
  • Batting Average - 33.92 (Test),36.55 (ODI), 28.02 (T20I), 44.16 (FC)

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