An all-rounder who bats left-handed at the middle bowls and order slow left-arm orthodox, Yuvraj is the son of Indian fast bowler and Punjabi celebrity Yograj Singh. Among the best restricted over gamers to play India, Yuvraj was especially known for his aggressive stroke play of the ball along with his fielding.
He had been the Man of the Tournament at the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, also among the top actors at the 2007 ICC World T20, both of which India won. At a suit against England in the 2007 World T20, he hit six sixes in an over bowled by Stuart Broad — a feat performed only three times before in any sort of senior cricket, rather than in a global game between two groups with Test match standing. At precisely the exact same match, he also set the record for the fastest fifty in Twenty20 Internationals and in most T20 cricket, attaining 50 runs in 12 balls. Throughout the 2011 World Cup, he became the first player to have a 5-wicket drag and score a 50 at precisely the exact same World Cup match.
In 2011, Yuvraj was diagnosed using a cancerous tumor in his left lung and also failed chemotherapy therapy in Boston and Indianapolis. During March 2012, he had been discharged from the hospital after finishing the third and last cycle of chemotherapy and returned to India in April. He also made his international comeback at a Twenty20 game in September from New Zealand soon prior to the 2012 World Twenty20.
In 2012, Yuvraj was conferred with all the Arjuna Award, India’s second-highest sporting award from the Authorities of India. In 2014, he had been granted the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honor. In the 2014 IPL auction Royal Challengers Bangalore purchased Yuvraj to an all-time large cost of $14 crore as well as in 2015, the Delhi Daredevils purchased him for $16 crore which makes him the most expensive player ever to be marketed at the IPL.
On 10 June 2019, Yuvraj declared his retirement from all forms of global cricket. He represented India at June 2017, from the West Indies
Singh was born at a Punjabi Sikh household to Yograj Singh, a former India cricketer, also Shabnam Singh. Tennis and roller skating was Yuvraj’s favorite sports throughout his youth and he had been quite proficient at both. He’d won the National Under-14 Roller Skating Championship. His dad threw away the trophy and advised him to overlook skating and focus on cricket. he’d require Yuvraj to training daily.
Yuvraj studied in the DAV Public School at Chandigarh. He finished his graduate degree in Commerce at DAV College, Panjab University, Chandigarh. He did two brief roles as a kid star at Mehndi Sagna Di and Putt Sardara.
Yuvraj started his career with Punjab Under-16s in age 13 decades and 11 weeks in November of this 1995–96 years against Jammu and Kashmir-16s. Back in 1996–97, Yuvraj has been encouraged to Punjab Under-19s and scored 137 not out from Himachal Pradesh Under-19s.
Yuvraj produced his first-class introduction in late-1997 from Orissa throughout 1997–98 Ranji Trophy but had been dismissed for a duck opening the innings. His initial break-out performance came from the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy Closing of 1999 from Bihar in Jamshedpur; Bihar was out having a score of 357 and Yuvraj batted in three to Punjab and created 358 runs himself. Yuvraj represented India at the series against Sri Lanka Under-19s in India in February 1999. In 1999-2000 Ranji Trophy, he also scored 149 from Haryana.
From the 2000 Under-19 Cricket World Cup that India won under the captaincy of Mohammad Kaif, Yuvraj’s all-round performance earned him the Player of the Tournament award along with a call-up into the national group. His performance at the championship comprised 68 away 62 and 4/36 from New Zealand at a group stage game, plus a quickfire 58 off 25 balls against Australia in the semifinal. Yuvraj was then selected in 2000 for its initial intake of cricketers from the National Cricket Academy at Bangalore
Yuvraj was chosen from the Indian squad to its 2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy on the back of his remarkable performances to its Under-19 team. He also made his international debut against Kenya from the pre-quarterfinal. He bowled four overs conceding 16 runs but didn’t have to bat. In the quarterfinal game against Australia, Yuvraj won the man of the game because of his innings of 84 from 80 balls, against a speed attack comprising Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee, and Jason Gillespie, which helped India win by 20 runs. From the semifinal from South Africa, he scored 41 and chose 1/15. He scored just 14 from New Zealand at the closing which India lost. Yuvraj scored only 55 runs in five innings in a mean of 11. Yuvraj averaged 15.50 from the ODI series against the touring Zimbabwe side in December 2000, and he had been dropped from the group.
Yuvraj made his comeback throughout the 2001 Coca-Cola Cup in Sri Lanka. He scored a key 98* from Sri Lanka at the fifth game of an otherwise unsatisfactory series with the bat. But he was helpful with all the ball since he took 8 wickets at an average of 27. From the normal Bank triangular series between hosts South Africa, India and Kenya, Yuvraj was able to score just 69 runs from 6 innings, such as a duck at the final against South Africa. After this, Dinesh Mongia and Hemang Badani were picked over Yuvraj from the group for the home series against England in January 2002.
Following a disappointing run at the Ranji knockouts, Yuvraj struck 209 for North Zone from South Zone at a Duleep Trophy game in March 2002. He was promptly drafted into the team for the last two ODIs from Zimbabwe with India monitoring the series 1-2. Yuvraj created an impact in his return game at Hyderabad, scoring an unbeaten 80 off only 60 balls, taking India into a five-wicket triumph and leveling the sequence. From the final ODI in Guwahati, Yuvraj made 75 runs from 52 balls, sharing a 157-run fifth-wicket venture with Mongia who scored his career-best unbeaten 159, to assist India to place a total of 333 in their 50 overs. India went on to win the match by 101 runs along with the series 3-2
After winning the ODI series from the West Indies 2-1, in which Yuvraj managed dozens of just 1 and 10, the Indian team toured England in June for the NatWest triangular series, including England, Sri Lanka, and India, along with also a four-match Test series against the hosts. At the first game in Lord’s, Yuvraj won the man of the game because of his all-round functionality (3/39 and 64*) since India successfully chased down England’s total of 271. within another game against Sri Lanka, he also scored 31 and shared with a crucial 60-run sixth-wicket venture with Mohammad Kaif to install yet another prosperous run-chase. India’s next game against England was washed out because of rain after Yuvraj had scored an unbeaten 40 off 19 balls to take India into 285/4 within their 50 overs. Yuvraj’s knock of 37, together with a fifty from Rahul Dravid, aided India to recuperate from 59/4 to attain a goal of 188 published by Sri Lanka. This triumph removed Sri Lanka in the show with another form of games to be played with. Yuvraj had scores of 8 and 5 at the last round of games but was useful with all the ball since he picked up a single wicket at each of the 2 games.
After winning the toss and electing to bat, England published a chilling amount of 325/5 in 50 overs. In response, India was fighting in 146/5 in the conclusion of 24 overs, when Kaif combined Yuvraj in the crease. The pair originally stabilized the innings and afterward scored at a lively speed. The group shared a partnership of 121 runs for the sixth wicket that came to a conclusion when Yuvraj was ignored for 69 off 63 balls when that he top-edged a sweep shot at the 42nd over off the bowling of Paul Collingwood leading to a very simple catch to Alex Tudor at short fine leg. India went on to win the match by 2 wickets with three balls to spare. This was India’s first triumph in the closing of an ODI tournament since 2000, after nine successive defeats. This triumph is considered as one of India’s best victories in ODI cricket.
He scored 3 against Zimbabwe at the introduction match and 62 from the semifinal against South Africa. He returned to form from the sixth ODI in Jodhpur using a half-century that helped India win the game by three wickets and level the series 3-3. He also top-scored for India at the 7th match using a 69-ball 68 but couldn’t gain support from another batsman. India crashed to some 135-run defeat and dropped the set. He fought runs at the seven-match ODI series in New Zealand in December 2002-January 2003, averaging only above 19 using alone fifty.
He scored 37 at India’s opening game against the Netherlands. From the subsequent matches, he had scores of 0, 7 and 1 against Australia, Zimbabwe, and Namibia respectively. He scored 16 in the semifinal from Kenya and 24 from Australia in the past.
In May 2003, Yuvraj has been signed-up from the Yorkshire County Cricket Club for the 2003 County season. Batting in six, he also scored 20 at the initial innings and 5in the next innings. From the TVS Cup tri-series on October–November 2003 between India, Australia, and New Zealand, he scored 113 runs from seven matches in a mean of 18.83 along with top-score of 44.
Yuvraj returned to form from early-2004 from the tri-series between Australia and Zimbabwe. He also scored 314 runs from 8 innings in an average of all 39.25, such as his next ODI hundred – 139 runs from 122 balls, together with 16 fours and 2 sixes – from Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground. He disappointed from the ODI series with 141 runs out of 5 games, averaging only over 28, but saw success in the Test series. In addition, he picked up his maiden Test wicket through Pakistan’s second innings. At the next Test at Lahore, Yuvraj scored his maiden Test century through India’s first innings while the remainder of the batting line-up fought against the bowling of Umar Gul. He made just 12 runs in the second Test as Pakistan leveled the show after winning the game by 9 wickets. He scored 47 in the last Test at Rawalpindi at which India procured the show with a different innings victory.  But he suffered a fall in shape from the latter half of 2004 with batting averages of 31 from the 2004 Asia Cup, 12.33 at the Natwest Series in England and only 4.50 at the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy. Back in October 2004, following the first two Tests of this Border-Gavaskar Trophy, he had been dropped from the Test squad because of his dismal run with the bat afforded just 47 runs out of the 2 matches.
Regardless of Yuvraj’s reduction in shape, he continued to be a standard feature in the Indian ODI team.
Return to kind
He also scored 192 runs in four games, averaging 48. He recorded his third ODI century throughout the show – 110 runs from 114 balls against the West Indies in Colombo where he had been adjudged the man of the game. Yuvraj subsequently played at the Videocon Cup in August–September 2005, a triangular series between India, New Zealand along with the host’s Zimbabwe. He averaged 54 together with the bat in the show, scoring 216 runs out of 5 games. He scored 120 at the last round-robin game against Zimbabwe in Harare, helping India recuperate from 36/4 to successfully chase a target of 251. He handled only 124 runs in six innings in an average of 31 using a top-score of 79*.
He chose 1/17 and stayed not out at the second ODI in Bangalore, prior to the next game at Chennai was washed out because of rain. He scored 53 and 49 at the last two games at Delhi and Ahmedabad respectively, and the show was drawn 2-2. Yuvraj and South African captain Graeme Smith were collectively given the man of the show award as the two of these scored 209 runs at 69.66, ending as the joint-highest run-scorers of this sequence. Yuvraj had a combined home Test series against Sri Lanka in December 2005 since he enrolled two ducks and 2 half-centuries. He scored 0 77* at the next Test in Delhi and 0 & 75 in the next Test at Ahmedabad since India won both the games by comfortable margins.
The first two Tests were drawn and Yuvraj batted just once, at the next Test, scoring 4. After scoring 45 from the first innings, he moved on to dent his second Test hundred in the next innings (122 runs from 144 balls). From the one-day show, he also continued his great form. He scored a 28-ball 39 from the first ODI in Peshawar that Pakistan won by 7 runs from the Duckworth–Lewis method. He scored an unbeaten 82 in the next game at Rawalpindi carrying India into an emphatic 7-wicket win, before scoring an unbeaten 79 in the next match at Lahore and assisting India successfully pursue the goal of 289. From the low-scoring fourth game at Multan, he scored 37 as India took the show using a five-wicket success. At the fifth and the final ODI in Karachi, Yuvraj, batting, hit his sixth ODI century. He won the man of the match award with this innings and was also adjudged participants of this sequence.
Against England, Yuvraj averaged 21.33 in 2 Tests in March but was successful with both ball and bat at the ODI series where he won the player of the show award. Throughout the show, he won the back person of the match awards at the fourth and third ODIs. In the next game, he left 103 out of 76 balls, and at the fourth game, he chose 2/34 and scored 48. He scored a total of 237 runs in the show with a mean of both 47.40 and shot 6 wickets with his part-time bowling.
At the second ODI in Kingston, together with India needing two runs to win with a single wicket in hand along with three balls to spare, Yuvraj was bowled by Dwayne Bravo to get 93. India went on to eliminate the series 4-1. His bad run of form in Tests lasted, together with him scoring 104 runs from four games in a mean of 17.33 along with also a top-score of 39. Back in September 2006, Yuvraj was dropped out of the playing eleven throughout the 2006-07 DLF Cup at Kuala Lumpur after he enrolled two successive ducks from Australia and West Indies. And scored 27* from England and 27 from West Indies. Dinesh Mongia substituted him to the match, that India lost to crash out of the championship. In November, Indian team physio Andrew Leipus indicated that Yuvraj was not able to recoup from the harm before the onset of the World Cup in March 2007.
Yuvraj wasn’t named in some of those Indian squads that toured South Africa in late 2006. Back in January 2007, less than two weeks ahead of the World Cup, he made a comeback from injury for the past two games of this four-match ODI series against West Indies but didn’t create much of an effect in either match. Despite worries over his fitness center, Yuvraj was chosen from the 15-man Indian group for the 2007 Cricket World Cup, together with the main selector Dilip Vengsarkar affirming that Yuvraj was matched. He showcased in the past two games of this four-ODI series against Sri Lanka in February 2007, also struck an abysmal 83-ball 95 from the deciding final match at Visakhapatnam.
At India’s next set game at Port-of-Spain against World Cup debutants Bermuda, he struck 83 off 46 balls to assist India to place a complete of 413/5, the maximum total in World Cup history at the moment.
From the three-match ODI series against South Africa in Ireland, Yuvraj took 3 to 36 and scored an unbeaten 49 at the next ODI before winning man of the game because of his unbeaten 61 from the series-deciding final match. On India’s tour of England, Yuvraj stayed on the chair during the Test series prior to finishing third on the run-scorers listing at the ODI series with 283 runs from seven games in a mean of all 40.42
Yuvraj has been the vice-captain of the Indian group in the ICC World Twenty20 in South Africa. At India’s Super 8 game against England in Durban, he hit six sixes in an off Stuart Broad. In the process, he attained the quickest fifty in a Twenty20 match off only 12 chunks, which was the quickest in any type of global cricket. This was the fourth time that six sixes were struck in a single within senior cricket, the very first time in Twenty20 cricket, and also the very first time in any kind of global cricket from a bowler in a Test-playing country.
Yuvraj missed another game against South Africa because of some little but regained prior to the semifinal against Australia. India won the game as Yuvraj was granted the following individual of the match award. He had been ignored for 14 at the final against Pakistan but India went on to win five runs and win the championship. All players of the Indian team have been given a cash benefit of $80 lakh from the BCCI while Yuvraj was rewarded with an extra $1 code in addition to a Porsche 911 from the BCCI vice-president Lalit Modi.
Yuvraj scored 121 in Hyderabad at a losing cause in the next of those seven ODIs from Australia but gathered only 71 from another six games of this sequence. He also enjoyed a return to form at India’s house ODI series against Pakistan in November 2007. He scored four half-centuries in five games, averaging 68, and has been named player of this show as India won the series 3–two. He was also fined for showing dissent at the last game in Jaipur. Although Yuvraj was contained in the Indian group for its following Test series against Pakistan, Test captain Anil Kumble explained that Yuvraj”will need to wait for just a little bit longer to become a normal member at the Test team” He didn’t attribute in the playing eleven in the first two games but was chosen in the next Test in Bangalore to substitute an injured Sachin Tendulkar. Batting first, India had been 61/4 earlier Yuvraj and Sourav Ganguly shared a 300-run fifth-wicket venture, and Yuvraj listed his greatest Test score of 169 away 203 balls while Ganguly went on to score 239 that was also his greatest score in evaluations.
Yuvraj had a bad Test series against Australia from an Indian tour to this nation in 2007/08. Following his poor showing from the first two Tests, he had been dropped for the rest of the set. In November 2008he struck 138 out not from 78 balls from England in Rajkot, shooting 64 balls to achieve his or her century, which at the time was the second-fastest by an Indian at ODIs later Mohammad Azharuddin’s century in 1988 from New Zealand came off 62 balls. After attaining 50 out of 42 balls, then he included an extra 88 runs at the subsequent 36 balls. He did so despite straining his spine, which necessitated using Gautam Gambhir as a runner. This was followed closely by a score of 118 off 122 balls and bowling amounts of 4/28, together with all his wickets being professional batsmen, within another game in Indore, making him two successive men of the match awards. It had been the fourth-highest successful run chase in the greatest in India. Yuvraj scored a fast, unbeaten 54 in the second innings of the Napier Test from New Zealand to assist India to save the match later on. India maintained its show lead and proceeded to win the series 1-0.
For his performances in 2008, he had been appointed from the World ODI XI from the Cricinfo.
For his performances in 2009, he had been appointed from the World ODI XI from the ICC.
Yuvraj was dropped out of the Asia Cup after the group’s return from the World Twenty20 at West Indies. A fall in shape, disciplinary problems and fitness have been speaking of as the motives for his exclusion, however, he chose the series against Sri Lanka.
In the process, he became the very first allrounder to evaluate 300-plus runs and take 15 wickets at one World Cup. In India’s game against Ireland, he became the first player to shoot 5 Wickets and score 50 runs at a World Cup match.
Yuvraj had respiratory problems throughout 2011 and in May he withdrew from the ODI series from the West Indies because of an illness. His problems started with breathing problems, nausea, and spells of vomiting blood. He toured England but had to come back home after breaking his finger at the Nottingham Test and played with two home Tests against West Indies. But he then pulled from the ODI series against West Indies in November mentioning an unnatural tumor in his lung. Yuvraj had initially targeted the CB show in Australia because of his return to international cricket.
Following the World Cup that he had been diagnosed with a cancerous tumor stage-1 in his left lung and also failed chemotherapy treatment in the Cancer Research Institute at Boston, the United States in addition to the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center at Indianapolis, Indiana where he had been cared for by renowned oncologist Dr. Lawrence Einhorn. His mom Shabnam Singh was with him throughout his investigation in the united states.
For his performances in 2011, he had been appointed from the World ODI XI from the ICC and Cricinfo. He had been appointed from the team of the Tournament’ for the 2011 World Cup from the ICC and also Cricinfo.
Cancer investigation and comeback
Yuvraj’s cancer has been discovered by a Russian physician in 2011. Following his chemotherapy sessions healing seminoma at Indianapolis, Yuvraj’s cancer revealing complete signals of remission, and he aimed toward resuming cricket in the World Twenty20. The selectors chose Yuvraj to be Part of this 15-member Indian group to the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 at Sri Lanka in September 2012.
He played New Zealand at a T20I in Chennai where he scored 34 off 26 balls (1, 2 sixes) because his side lost by just 1 run. He began his World Twenty20 campaign using a 3/24 against Afghanistan. He took 1/16 from Australia, 2/16 against Pakistan along with also a 2/23 from South Africa. He was the maximum wicket-taker for India in the championship though he couldn’t meet expectations together with his bat.
He got chosen for the Test series against England in the home. He played with 3 test games at the 4-match test series against England, and he had been dropped. He afterward was chosen for its India-Pakistan Series, returning to form from the next T20I by scoring a blistering 72 off just 36 balls. He couldn’t create an effect in the One-Day series against Pakistan and England, just scoring 1 half-century 7 games.
For his performances in 2012, he had been appointed in the T20I XI of this year by Cricinfo.
In September 2013, Yuvraj chose into India’s limited-overs squad to the Twenty20 and three ODIs of their home series against Australia.
In October 2013, Yuvraj scored 77 away 35 from the sole T20I against Australia in Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium at Rajkot. India faced a mandatory run rate of almost 12 percent when at 100 for 4 at the 12th over, but Yuvraj’s unbeaten 102 run venture with Dhoni directed India to success. But, Yuvraj needed a woeful period at the ODI series that followed, scoring 19 runs in four innings, and being noticeably bothered by the speed of Mitchell Johnson.
Yuvraj was not able to come back to form at the house ODIs from West Indies and at the following tour of South Africa and has been dropped for the New Zealand tour awarded the states in that country along with also the hosts’ pace-heavy assault. He wasn’t picked for the 2014 Asia Cup in Bangladesh however he had been chosen for its 2014 ICC World Twenty20 at precisely the exact same location. At a Super 10 game against Pakistan, he also missed complete shipping and was bowled on his next chunk by pacer Bilawal Bhatti. At precisely the exact same game he fell a catch that could have led to the wicket of Mohammad Hafeez and afterward against the West Indies fell a shipping strike by Chris Gayle.
Yuvraj subsequently scored 60 off 43 balls against Australia in Mirpur, his eighth T20I fifty and next against Australia.
About 5 July 2014, he played for the Rest of the World XI from the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) at the Bicentenary Celebration game at Lord’s, since he’d been left from India’s ODI team. Beneath Shane Warne’s captaincy, he struck a century in almost a run a ball to rescue his group, who had been fighting in 59 for 3. His 100 came as he struck Sachin Tendulkar for a border. The remainder of the World completed on 293 for seven after 50 overs, but the MCC went on to win the game by 7 wickets.
Especially, Singh was among five senior members of India’s 2011 World Cup squad that Weren’t considered for its 2015 Cricket World Cup and Wasn’t included in India’s 30-man likely list for the championship.
Singh was chosen in India’s T20I squad to its January 2016 Australia excursion to the back of strong performances in Vijay Hazare Trophy, where he had been the third-highest run-scorer with 341 runs in a mean of 85.25. He completed the three-match string with 15 runs after becoming to bat in only a single inning, while also carrying two wickets. He Wasn’t appointed in the T20I group for India’s tour of West Indies in August. His team lost to India Blue at the closing.
In the next game of this show, he scored his career-best score 150, which arrived off 127 balls, a knock which included 21 fours and three sixes. He placed on 256 runs for the fourth wicket and Dhoni and helped the team place a total of 381. After the group’s 15-run success, he had been named the Player of the Match.
After the game, Singh disclosed that he had thought of stopping after being dropped from the group. He stated, “After I arrived back from cancer it had been hard work. I wasn’t acting and after being dumped I believed [about] if I wished to continue or not.”
Yuvraj was chosen to play at the Champions Trophy 2017. However, as a consequence of failing to clear the yo-yo evaluation, Yuvraj was dropped out of the group prior to the tour of Sri Lanka in August 2017 which finished his international career.
Yuvraj was the star captain and player for the Indian Premier League (IPL) group Kings XI Punjab at the first two seasons; in 2010, the next period, icon player standing was stopped and the captaincy awarded to Kumar Sangakkara. The Kings XI Punjab came next from the round-robin stage of the championship but lost in that the semi-finals into the Chennai Super Kings. On 1 May 2009, Yuvraj enrolled his first hat-trick at T20 cricket from Royal Challengers Bangalore in Kingsmead in Durban the exact same floor where he struck his six sixes. On 17 May 2009, Yuvraj took his next Twenty20 hat-trick from Deccan Chargers in the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.
The Pune Warriors were a brand new team introduced to the 2011 IPL. Yuvraj Singh was purchased by the group and was chosen as captain.  Pune Warriors completed ninth, before only the Delhi Daredevils. By 14 matches, Yuvraj scored 343 runs in a mean of 34.30, for example, two half-centuries. After much controversy, the BCCI enabled Pune Warriors to discover a substitute for Yuvraj for its 2012 Indian Premier League, mentioning his medical state and nonavailability for 2012 IPL since the motives for doing this.
In 2014, Yuvraj was purchased by the Royal Challengers Bangalore to get 14 crores. A Kingfisher worker union sent a letter to Yuvraj asking him to not perform Royal Challengers Bangalore. In 2015, he had been purchased by Delhi Daredevils to get Rs. 16 Crores, the greatest ever bidding in an IPL auction. At that time.
From the 2016 IPL auction that he had been purchased by Sunrisers Hyderabad to get Rs. seven crores. He had an extremely successful IPL campaign together with the Sunrisers Hyderabad together with those winning the 2016 Indian Premier League.
Yuvraj was kept by Sunrisers Hyderabad for its 2017 Indian Premier League.
At the 2018 IPL auction, he had been chosen by Kings XI Punjab for the base cost of two crores. He even scored a meager 64 runs from seven games on a minimum average of 12.80.
Yuvraj premiered by Kings XI Punjab before this 2019 IPL Auction, where has been bought by Mumbai Indians because of his base cost of 1 crore. He had been published from the Mumbai Indians before the 2020 IPL auction.