Yuvraj Singh Biography

Yuvraj Singh: Early Life, Family Background

  • Full Name: Yuvraj Singh Bhundel
  • Nickname: Yuvi
  • Profession: Cricketer
  • Height (approx.): in centimeters- 185 cm, in meters- 1.85 m, in feet inches- 6’ 1”
  • Eye Colour: Dark Brown
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Batting Style: Left-handed
  • Bowling Style: Slow left-arm orthodox
  • Favourite Shot: Slog-sweeps
  • Date of Birth: 12 December 1981
  • Birthplace: Chandigarh, India
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Hometown: Chandigarh, India
  • School: DAV Public School, Sector 8, Chandigarh
  • College/University: Did Not Attend
  • Educational Qualification: 10th standard
  • Religion: Sikhism
  • Caste: Jat
  • Hobbies: Travelling, Listening to Music, Watching Films
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Affairs/Girlfriends: Kim Sharma (Actress), Deepika Padukone (Actress, rumour), Riya Sen (Actress, rumour), Leepakshi (Fashion Designer, rumour), Hazel Keech (Actress)
  • Wife/Spouse: Hazel Keech, Actress (2016-present)
  • Marriage Date: 30 November 2016
  • Father Name: Yograj Singh
  • Mother Name: Shabnam Singh
  • Brother Name: Zoravar Singh (Actor)
  • Favourite Cricketer(s): Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, and Chris Gayle
  • Favourite Coach: Gary Kirsten
  • Favourite Food: Kadhi-Chawal, Gobhi Ka Paratha, Chinese Cuisines
  • Favourite Actor: Shah Rukh Khan
  • Favourite Actress: Kajol
  • Favourite Politician: Manmohan Singh
  • Favourite Singer: Gurdas Mann

Yuvraj Singh Stats

Yuvraj Singh Batting Career Summary

Yuvraj Singh Bowling Career Summary

Yuvraj Singh Awards and Recognition

  • In the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy final in December 1999, he scored a triple hundred (358 off 404 balls) against Bihar. Interestingly, MS Dhoni was a part of the Bihar team in this match.
  • In his childhood, he appeared as a child actor in two Punjabi films- Putt Sardara & Mehndi Sajna Di.
  • After receiving his basic training in cricket in Punjab, he was sent to Mumbai for his further training at the Elf-Vengsarkar Cricket Academy.
  • In the 2007 ICC T20 World Cup, he created history by hitting six 6’s against England in Stuart Broad’s over.
  • After the 2011 World Cup, the shocking news came that he had lung cancer, he stayed strong and went through chemotherapy and came back fit and fine.
  • In 2012, he founded YouWeCan for cancer patients.
  • On 10 June 2019, he announced his retirement from international cricket. He played 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20Is for India.

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