Yuvraj Singh Biography: Childhood, Career, Cricket Records, and Significant Achievements

Yuvraj Singh Biography

Yuvraj Singh’s bio: Yuvraj Singh is well known for his performance in the 2011 Cricket World Cup. He holds numerous records, including being the only player to hit six sixes in the T-20 Cricket World Cup. He was arrested and subsequently released on bail on October 17, 2021, in connection with an alleged casteist statements case. Let us take a look at his life through the lens of this article.

On October 17, 2021, Yuvraj Singh was arrested and subsequently freed on bail in connection with an alleged casteist remark case. He previously apologized for his inadvertent words against cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal in an Instagram live broadcast, claiming that he was misinterpreted.

Yuvraj Singh commented on batsman Yuzvendra Chahal’s TikTok films in his Instagram live video alongside cricketer Rohit Sharma in June 2020, causing controversy on social media. Let us have a peek at the former cricketer’s life through this post.

Full Name: Yuvraj Singh

Date of Birth: December 12, 1981, Chandigarh

Current age: 37 years 180 days

Playing role: Middle-order batsman

Batting style: Left-hand bat

World Record: Hit 6 sixes in 6 balls in ICC World T-20 in 2007.

Yuvraj Singh is a Chandigarh native who was born in 1981 and has proven to be the Indian cricket team’s backbone. Yuvraj Singh was named “Man of the Series” during the 2011 Cricket World Cup. Yuvraj Singh scored 362 runs and grabbed 15 wickets during the 2011 Cricket World Cup. More Yuvraj Singh records can be found in this article.

Only Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh have earned the ‘Man of the Series’ title in the cricket World Cups so far.

Yuvraj Singh Cricket Debut

Test debut: India v New Zealand at Mohali, Oct 16-20, 2003 scorecard

Last Test: India v England at Kolkata, Dec 5-9, 2012 scorecard

ODI debut: Kenya v India at Nairobi (Gym), Oct 3, 2000 scorecard

Last ODI: West Indies v India at North Sound, Jun 30, 2017 scorecard

T20I debut: India v Scotland at Durban, Sep 13, 2007 scorecard

Last T20I: India v England at Bengaluru, Feb 1, 2017 scorecard

Yuvraj Singh received the Arjuna Award (India’s second highest athletic honor) in 2012. In 2014, he received the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honor.

At the 2014 IPL auction, Royal Challengers Bangalore paid an all-time high of Rs 14 crore for Yuvraj, and the Delhi Daredevils paid Rs 16 crore for him in 2015, making him the most expensive player ever sold in IPL history.

Yuvraj Singh Stats

  FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg.10050
Tests4062190016933.92311
ODIs304278870115036.551452
T20Is5851117777*28.0208
First-class139221896526044.162636
T20s23121648578325.69027

Bowling Career records of Yuvraj Singh

 FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIAveEco.SR4w5w
Tests403593154792/960.773.52103.400
ODIs304161504842941115/3138.685.1045.421
T20Is5831424499283/1717.827.0615.100
First-class139 34081978415/9448.243.4883.1 1
List A423 708360101665/3136.205.0942.621
T20s23113015971989804/2924.867.4719.920

Yuvraj Singh’s autobiography is titled “The Test of My Life: From Cricket to Cancer and Back.” On March 19, 2013, it was released. This book was originally priced at Rs. 5000, however it is currently accessible for 480 Indian rupees.

So that was a comprehensive look at Yuvraj Singh’s cricket career. Yuvraj Singh was a complete middle-order batsman who was instrumental in India’s World Cup success in 2011.

Yuvraj Singh Net Worth

Yuvraj is currently estimated to be around $40 million or ₹320 crores

Yuvraj Singh Wife

Yuvraj got engaged to Hazel Keech and married her on 30 November 2016.

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