Yuvraj Singh, a former Indian cricket player who participated in all game formats, was born on December 12, 1981. He is an all-round player who bowled slow left-arm orthodox and batted left-handed in the middle order. He and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly have the third-highest number of Player of the Series accolades in the history of Indian cricket, with seven. Additionally, he is the son of Yograj Singh, a Punjabi actor and former fast bowler for India.

 

Early Life: 

Yuvraj Singh was born in a Punjabi Sikh family to Yograj Singh, a former India cricketer, and Shabnam Singh.Tennis and roller skating were Yuvraj’s favourite sports during his infancy and he was pretty proficient at both. He had also won the National Under-14 Roller Skating Championship. His father took away the medal and instructed him to abandon skating and concentrate on cricket. He would take Yuvraj to training every day.
Yuvraj attended Chandigarh’s DAV Public School. He obtained his commerce degree from DAV College, Panjab University, Chandigarh.In addition, he performed two brief child star parts in the television series Putt Sardara and Mehndi Sagna Di.
Yuvraj proposed to Hazel Keech in 2015, and the two were wed on November 30, 2016.

Career :

At the age of thirteen years and eleven months, Yuvraj made his debut for the Punjab Under-16s against the Jammu and Kashmir-16s in November of the 1995–96 season.Yuvraj was elevated to the Punjab Under-19 team in 1996–1997 and faced the Himachal Pradesh Under-19 team with a score of 137 not out.

Against Orissa in the 1997–98 Ranji Trophy, Yuvraj made his first-class debut in late 1997; however, he was out for a duck in the first over of the innings. Yuvraj made his debut at the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy Final in 1999 at Jamshedpur, where he batted at three for Punjab and scored 358 runs, while Bihar was all out with a score of 357. In February 1999, Yuvraj played for India against the Sri Lanka Under-19 team in India. The third ODI saw Yuvraj used 55 balls to score 89 runs.Against Haryana in the 1999–2000 Ranji Trophy, he scored 149 runs.
Yuvraj was called up to the national side and named Player of the Tournament for his all-around performance in the 2000 Under-19 Cricket World Cup, which India won under the captaincy of Muhammad Kaif. In a group stage encounter against New Zealand, he scored 68 off 62 and 4/36, and in the semifinals against Australia, he scorched 58 off 25 balls. Later, in 2000, Yuvraj was chosen for the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore’s inaugural cricketer intake

 

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