Born in 1981, Yuvraj Singh, A.K.A, Yuvi had played the first ODI match at the age of just 19 in 2000. For the past several years, Yuvraj is considered to be one of the great players of Indian cricket.
Yuvraj has been considered among the most trusted players of the cricket team.
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 12, 2017
The left-hander has scored 8,701 runs in ODI cricket, 1900 in Tests and 1177 in T20Is. He has also taken 148 international wickets with his left-arm spin.
Due to the splendid performance of Yuvraj, the 2007 T20 World Cup has been the name of India. In this T20 Worldcup India VS England, he stepped on the field and hit 6 sixes in row in the over of Stuart Broad and created history! In the same match, he set the record for the fastest fifty in Twenty20 Internationals and in all Twenty20 cricket, reaching 50 runs in 12 balls.
Known with the name of Sixer King, Yuvraj is considered to be the biggest player behind winning under-15, under-19, T-20 and one-day World Cup. Yuvraj Singh was ‘Player of the Series’ when India won the 50-over World Cup in 2011. Yuvraj scoring 362 runs and took 15 wickets in the tournament. During the 2011 World Cup, he became the first player to take a 5-wicket haul and score a 50 in the same World Cup match. One of memories forever engraved in our brains that Yuvraj Singh played crucial innings of 57 against Australia despite feeling sick. It was learnt later that Yuvraj was playing with Cancer. But being fighter he is, Yuvi survived and made a comeback to the Indian side.
He got married to Bollywood actress Hazel Keech on November 29 last year.
Yuvraj’s connection with No.12
Number 12 has a special connection with Yuvi. Whether it is a jersey number 12 or a special function, Yuvi wants to do every special work this date. That’s because UV has a lot of love for the number 12. UV’s Berthe Month is also 12.
- In childhood, UV liked tennis and roller skating.
- UV has also acted as a child artist in many films.
- Yuvraj gave his voice in the animation film. (Captain India)
YouWeCan is Yuvraj Singh’s endeavour to combat cancer by spreading awareness about the disease and fighting the stigma attached to it. The national cricketer announced the launch of ‘YouWeCan’, an initiative by the Yuvraj Singh Foundation (YSF), in July 2012.
The initiative focuses on all the aspects of the disease including the advantages of early detection. YouWeCan always comes up with interesting ways to educate people on cancer by organizing sports events and fairs and not restrict to seminars and lectures. Know our story and what we dream of.