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Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh is one of the finest batsmen in world cricket. Irrespective of the format he plays, the left-handed batsman takes on the opposition with authority. The left-hander played and important role in India's World Cup winning triumph in 2011 and was adjudged man of the tournament for the same. India lifted the trophy for the second time in history of the game. Yuvraj also achieved a rare feat when he scored six sixes in one over. He smashed Stuart Broad during the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007. India eventually won that tournament after beating arch rivals Pakistan in the final encounter. In the past seasons, Yuvraj has been a part of Kings XI Punjab, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors India. In 2018 edition, it would be a home coming for the aggressive batsman as Yuvraj will be joing his first IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab.


Explained: Why MS Dhoni batted ahead of Yuvraj Singh in 2011 World Cup final

April 08, 2021 9:33 am

2011 World Cup triumph, the 10th anniversary: Dhoni's unbeaten 91 off 79 balls, and the soaring six over long-on off Nuwan Kulasekara that sealed glory, is one of the most memorable images in Indian cricket.

Kevin Pietersen comes under fire for Covid tweet hours after Sachin Tendulkar's announcement

March 28, 2021 1:50 pm

Yuvraj Singh asks Kevin Pietersen why the thought came to him the day Sachin Tendulkar made the announcement. Pietersen replies by saying he did not know about Sachin testing positive.

Watch: Yuvraj Singh slams 4 successive sixes in 22-ball 52

March 14, 2021 1:57 pm

Yuvraj Singh, 39, retired from international cricket in June, 2019.

Caste remark: Yuvraj Singh seeks quashing of FIR, HC issues notice to Haryana govt

February 26, 2021 11:27 am

Yuvraj Singh had tweeted, "I understand that while I was having a conversation with my friends, I was misunderstood, which was unwarranted. However, as a responsible Indian I want to say that if I have unintentionally hurt anybody's sentiments or feelings, I would like to express regret for the same."

FIR against cricketer Yuvraj Singh over ‘castiest remarks’

February 15, 2021 10:02 pm

The FIR has been lodged on the complaint of a Hansi-based lawyer Rajat Kalsan, who had submitted a complaint to the police on June 2 last year.

Yuvraj Singh named in FIR over 'casteist remarks'

February 15, 2021 10:13 am

Last year in June, Hansi-based lawyer Rajat Kalsan filed the complaint alleging that Yuvraj Singh, during a Instagram Live with India cricketer Rohit Sharma, had made the remark while referring to another player.

Yuvraj Singh shares video of 'Bharatanatyam Style' spin bowling, leaves netizens in splits

January 20, 2021 10:50 am

The former all-arounder shared the video on his Instagram account which features an unidentified right-hand bowler adapting a unique bowling style before delivering the ball.

Yuvraj Singh, Sreesanth named in probable squads for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

December 15, 2020 4:14 pm

Yuvraj Singh is set to come out of retirement to play for Punjab in the domestic T20 tournament starting from January 10, while S Sreesanth is also raring to return to the Kerala squad.

On his birthday, Yuvraj Singh hopes for swift resolution to farmers' issues

December 12, 2020 12:29 pm

Yuvraj also urged people to take necessary precautions against coronavirus as the country continues its fight against the pandemic.

Yuvraj Singh recalls 2007 T20 World Cup victory on hero Joginder Sharma's birthday

October 23, 2020 3:56 pm

With Pakistan needing 13 runs off the last over in the 2007 T20 World Cup final, skipper MS Dhoni gave the ball to Joginder Sharma, instead of Harbhajan Singh or Yusuf Pathan.


Yuvraj Singh announces retirement: 'Time to say goodbye'

June 10, 2019 7:22 pm

After an international career spanning 19 years, Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh finally called the curtains on his illustrious cricket career on Monday.

Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades host a baby shower

May 27, 2019 7:09 am

Arjun Rampal and girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades hosted a baby shower on Saturday. Abhishek Kapoor, Yuvraj Singh and Diva Dhawan were seen in the photos along with the happy parents-to-be.

Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag and other cricketers pay tribute to Tiger Pataudi

March 08, 2018 7:36 pm

Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag and other eminent cricket personalities at an event “Tribute to Tiger” which was a tribute to Nawab Pataudi on Bishan Bedi Cricket Coaching Trust's silver jubilee.

Ravindra Jadeja joins Yuvraj Singh and others who have hit six sixes in an over

December 16, 2017 11:56 am

Ravindra Jadeja slammed six sixes in an over in a match in a Saurashtra Cricket Academy tournament.

Anushka Sharma joins league of Bollywood actresses who married cricketers

December 11, 2017 9:46 pm

The bond between Bollywood and cricket is very old and so are the affairs of the cricketers and movie stars. As Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma say their 'I do's' today, here's a look at other couples.

Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag come together again! This time at Zaheer Khan-Sagarika Ghatge's wedding reception, see pics

November 28, 2017 5:33 pm

Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag were seen in attendance at the wedding reception of Zaheer Khan-Sagarika Ghatge. Also present at the function were Sania Mirza, Harbhajan and Yuvraj Singh to double the fun of the post-wedding party.

On this day 12 years ago, India won inaugural World T20

September 24, 2019 11:32 am

On this day in 2007, India lifted the inaugural World T20 after beating arch-rivals Pakistan in the final in Johannesburg.

Yuvraj Singh dropped from Virat Kohli-led India squad for Sri Lanka ODIs, T20I

August 13, 2017 9:19 pm

India Squad: Virat Kohli (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Ajinkya Rahane, Kedar Jadhav, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur

Indian cricket team attends Indian High Commission dinner in London

June 13, 2017 12:14 pm

Virat Kohli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan, Hardik Pandya were seen among those who attended the high-profile dinner hosted by the Indian High Commission, along with coach Anil Kumble. The players were all suited up for the occasion.

Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team all set for ICC Champions Trophy in England, see pics

May 24, 2017 8:10 pm

Virat Kohl-led Indian side will begin their ICC Champions Trophy campaign against Pakistan on June 4, 2017.


Yuvraj Singh Returns To Virat Kohli-Led India ODI, T20I Squads

June 22, 2020 7:14 pm

Yuvraj Singh returned to the India squads for the upcoming one-day and T20 internationals against England