Biography, Profile and career performance of Yuvraj Singh - match winner of India

Yuvraj Singh is the first and only player to hit 6 sixes in a over in a T20 match. This article gives you complete information about Yuvraj Singh. This article includes biography and profile of Yuvraj Singh. More details about career performance of Yuvraj Singh is also quoted in this article.

Biography and career history of Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh was born in a Sikh family in the year 1981 December 12 at Chandigarh, India. Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj Singh is also played cricket for India as a fast bowler. Yuvraj Singh started his one day career in the year 2000 October 3 against Kenya and test debut in 2003 October 16 against New Zealand. Currently Yuvraj Singh is signed for Pune warriors IPL team. Yuvi also played for Punjab, Yorkshire and Kings x1 Punjab.
Yuvraj Singh
The most memorable performance of Yuvraj Singh is the 6 sixes in a over in a T20 match which is the world record in International cricket against Stuart Broad of England. Yuvraj Singh is a left-handed batsman and a slow left arm bowler. His match winning innings against England in Natwest series final is also unforgettable for the cricket fans.

Yuvraj scored his first century against Bangladesh in 2003. Yuvraj Singh had a great year in 2006 where he was awarded three Man of the series award in different tournaments against South Africa, Pakistan and England where he scored a total of 3 centuries and 4 half centuries and this consistent performance of Yuvraj Singh made his rankings in top 10. In 2008 Yuvi scored 138 runs from 78 balls against New Zealand. Yuvraj Singh showed his real talent and brilliance in 2011 ICC World cup and his all round performance lead India to take 2011 ICC world cup.

He won 4 man of the match award and the Man of the series award in 2011 ICC world Cup. Yuvi had taken 15 wickets and 362 runs in the 2011 world cup. Yuvraj Singh started his test match against New Zealand in Mohali, Punjab that is his hometown. In 2004 Yuvi scored his first test century against Pakistan. His second century was also against Pakistan in 2005. Yuvraj Singh scored 169 runs against Pakistan in 2007, which is his highest score in test matches.

Profile of Yuvraj Singh

Full name: Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh birth place: Chandigarh, India
Yuvraj Singh birth date: 12/121981
Yuvraj Singh ODI debut: 03/10/2000 against Kenya
Yuvraj Singh Test debut: 10/16/2003 against New Zealand
Batting style: Left handed batsman
Bowling style: Left arm slow bowler
ODI centuries: 13
Test centuries: 3
Role in cricket: Batsman and fielder
Played for: Punjab, Yorkshire, Kings XI Punjab, and Pune Warriors
Highest score of Yuvraj Singh in Test: 169
Highest score of Yuvraj Singh in ODI: 139

Career performance of Yuvraj Singh in International Cricket

Test Cricket performance of Yuvraj Singh

Total matches: 35 matches played
Total runs: 1709 runs scored
Strike rate: 58.35
Average: 35.6
Centuries scored: 3 times
Half centuries scored: 10 times
Total wickets taken: 9 wickets

ODI Cricket performance of Yuvraj Singh

Total matches: 274 matches played
Total runs: 8051 runs scored
Strike rate: 87.59
Average: 37.62
Centuries scored: 13 times
Half centuries scored: 49 times
Total wickets taken: 109 wickets

T20 Cricket performance of Yuvraj Singh

Total matches: 23 matches played
Total runs: 567 runs scored
Strike rate: 151.6
Average: 31.5
Total wickets taken: 8 wickets

IPL Cricket performance of Yuvraj Singh

Total matches: 56 matches played
Total runs: 1237 runs scored
Strike rate: 131.6
Average: 26.32
Half centuries scored: 5 times
Total wickets taken: 23 wickets

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