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Biography

Yuvraj Singh

Personal Details
Name Yuvraj Singh
Date of Birth 12 December 1981
Birth place Chandigarh, India
Nickname Yuvi
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Left arm orthodox
Role All-rounder
Relations Hazel Keech (m. 2016)
Yograj Singh (father)Shabnam Singh (Mother)
International information
National side India
Test debut (cap 247) 16 October 2003 v New Zealand
Last Test 9 December 2012 v England
ODI debut (cap 134) 3 October 2000 v Kenya
Last ODI 22 January 2017 v England
ODI shirt no. 12
T20I debut (cap 15) 13 September 2007 v Scotland
Last T20I 29 January 2017 v England
Domestic team information
Years Team
1996–present Punjab
2003 Yorkshire
2008–2010 Kings XI Punjab
2011–2013 Pune Warriors India
2014 Royal Challengers Bangalore
2015 Delhi Daredevils
2016–present Sunrisers Hyderabad (squad no. 12)
Career statistics*
Competition Test ODIs T20I FC
Matches 40 296 55 133
Runs scored 1900 8539 1134 8804
Batting average 33.92 36.77 29.07 45.38
100s/50s 03-Nov 14/52 0/8 26/36
Top score 169 150 77* 260
Balls bowled 931 5000 424 3312
Wickets 9 111 28 39
Bowling average 60.77 38.31 17.82 49.33
5 wickets in innings 0 1 0 1
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 02-Sep May-31 Mar-17 May-94
Catches/stumpings 31/- 93/- 12/- 117/-

About-

Yuvraj was born in a Punjabi Sikh family to Yograj Singh, a former India cricketer, and Shabnam Singh. Tennis and roller skating were Yuvraj’s favorite sports during his childhood and he was quite good at both. He had also won the National Under-14 Roller Skating Championship.

His father threw away the medal and told him to forget skating and concentrate on cricket.He would take Yuvraj to training every day. Yuvraj studied at the DAV Public School in Chandigarh. He also did two short roles as child star in Mehndi Sagna Di and Putt Sardara.

After his parents divorced, Yuvraj chose to stay with his mother. On 12 November 2015, Yuvraj got engaged to Hazel Keech and married her on 30th November 2016.

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