[75] The knock later was named the Best Twenty20 Batting Performance Yuvraj Singh IPL career The left-hander proved to be a celebrated white-ball cricketer for the nation, and his heroics in limited-overs matches made him a hot favourite amongst the franchises. India went on to win the game by 101 runs and the series 3-2. In November 2005, Yuvraj scored 103 in the first ODI against South Africa at Hyderabad to take India from 35/5 to a respectable total of 249/9, and won the man of the match award despite South Africa winning the game by five wickets. Yuvraj's score of 112 came from j129 deliveries with 15 fours and two sixes. [77] He was dismissed for 14 in the final against Pakistan but India went on to win by five runs and win the tournament. All players of the victorious Indian team were given a cash reward of ₹80 lakh by the BCCI while Yuvraj was rewarded with an additional ₹1 crore as well as a Porsche 911 by the BCCI vice-president Lalit Modi. [17] In 1999-2000 Ranji Trophy, he scored 149 against Haryana. Yuvraj Singh's immense popularity made him a popular name amongst brands, and he has had associations with Pepsi, Reebok, Royal Stag, Puma, Revital, and many more over the years. He scored 16 in the semifinal against Kenya, and 24 against Australia in the final. In the Super Six stage of the tournament, Yuvraj had scores of 58* against Kenya and 5 against Sri Lanka. [107] Pune Warriors finished ninth, ahead of only the Delhi Daredevils. "[82] He did not feature in the playing eleven in the first two matches, but was picked in the third Test at Bangalore to replace an injured Sachin Tendulkar. Yuvraj was a member of the Indian cricket team in One Day Internationals (ODIs) between 2000 and 2017 and played his first Test match in October 2003. Yuvraj Singh was bought by the team and chosen as captain. Yuvraj dismissed Herschelle Gibbs, Andrew Symonds and Venugopal Rao. In the third match, he made 103 from 76 balls, and in the fourth match, he picked 2/34 and scored 48. [25] In the Standard Bank triangular series involving hosts South Africa, India and Kenya, Yuvraj managed to score only 69 runs from 6 innings, including a duck in the final against South Africa. Yuvraj Singh scripted history in the shortest format as he smashed six sixes in an over against England in the first-ever T20I World Cup in 2007. [121][122], Yuvraj was signed by Microsoft to be a brand ambassador for the Xbox 360 video game console when it was launched in India in 2006. Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh has starred for the nation in several momentous victories. He appeared in advertisements for the console alongside Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar. [85] He was also named in the World T20I XI by Cricinfo.[85]. The tournament was followed by a tri-series involving India, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. The batsman has represented a host of franchises in the competition and has earned hefty paychecks for the same. At the end of the round-robin matches, India topped the points table with 19 points while England finished second with 15 points. [45] He scored 47 in the final Test at Rawalpindi where India secured the series with another innings victory. It was so shattering that I felt my career was over. Domestic Career. "I would say I am extremely lucky to play 400-plus games for India. [101], Following the match, Singh revealed that he had thought of quitting after having been dropped from the team. Yuvraj scored his maiden ODI century (102* from 85 balls) against Bangladesh at Dhaka on 11 April 2003. [35] This was India's first win in the final of an ODI tournament since 2000, after nine consecutive defeats. [51] Yuvraj then played in the Videocon Cup in August–September 2005, a triangular series involving India, New Zealand and the hosts Zimbabwe. On 1 May 2009, Yuvraj registered his first hat-trick in T20 cricket against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Kingsmead in Durban, the same ground where he hit his six sixes. [69] On India's tour of England, Yuvraj remained on the bench throughout the Test series before finishing third on the run-scorers list in the ODI series with 283 runs from 7 matches at an average of 40.42.[70]. Batting first, India was 61/4 before Yuvraj and Sourav Ganguly[83] shared a 300-run fifth-wicket partnership, and Yuvraj recorded his highest Test score of 169 off 203 balls,[84] while Ganguly went on to score 239 which was also his highest score in tests. https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/yuvraj-singh-10438.php Player of the Tournament in #TeamIndia's 2011 World Cup triumph India won the match by seven wickets and the series 2-1.[65]. In November 2002, Yuvraj struggled in the first five games of the 7-match ODI series against West Indies, with a high score of 30. He scored only 64 runs from 6 innings at a low average of 12.80. In 2015, Yuvraj got engaged to Hazel Keech and married her in November 2016. [64] He featured in the last two matches of the four-ODI series against Sri Lanka in February 2007, and struck an unbeaten 83-ball 95 in the deciding final game at Visakhapatnam. In reply, India was struggling at 146/5 at the end of 24 overs, when Kaif joined Yuvraj at the crease. In India's Super 8 match against England at Durban, he hit six sixes in an over off Stuart Broad. Aditya Desai . After scoring 45 in the first innings, he went to score his second Test hundred in the second innings (122 runs from 144 balls). and scored 27* against England and 27 against West Indies. ", In September 2020, Yuvraj Singh hinted at making a return to the Punjab team and play domestic T20s for them. [66] In India's next group match at Port-of-Spain against World Cup debutants Bermuda, he hit 83 off 46 balls to help India post a total of 413/5, the highest total in World Cup history at the time. He was not selected for 2014 Asia Cup in Bangladesh but he was selected for the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 in the same place. He said that it was on the suggestion of Punjab Cricket Association secretary Puneet Bali that he has considered to come out of retirement. In April 2015, he announced the intention to invest INR 40–50 crores in online startups, expanding the YouWeCan proposition by setting up YouWeCan Ventures in order to do so. Yuvraj has also been involved in sports based e-commerce; he is a brand ambassador of sports365.in, an online store focused on selling sports goods and fitness equipment. Yuvraj made 47 in India's first match of the World Cup, a shock defeat to Bangladesh. In September 2007, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Yuvraj were named ODI captain and vice-captain respectively, following the resignation of Rahul Dravid. Yuvraj had respiratory difficulties through 2011 and in May he withdrew from the ODI series in the West Indies due to an illness. [129] As per gomechanic.in, some of the cars in the cricketer's garage include Lamborghini Murcielago, BMW X6M, BMW M3 Convertible, Audi Q5 and BMW 3 Series. He also picked his maiden Test wicket during Pakistan's second innings. He scored 0 & 77* in the second Test at Delhi, and 0 & 75 in the third Test at Ahmedabad as India won both the matches by comfortable margins. [71][72][73] This was the fourth time that six sixes had been hit in one over in senior cricket, the first time in Twenty20 cricket, and the first time in any form of international cricket against a bowler from a Test playing nation. While Yuvraj Singh had a nomadic IPL career, he did taste success as he won the IPL trophy with two teams. Owner SUN TV Network; Coach Trevor Bayliss; Venue Rajiv Gandhi Intl. The Pune Warriors were a new team introduced for the 2011 IPL. Dec 12, 2020, 09:37 AM IST. Provided Yuvraj Singh IPL career statistics. Talking about his father, Yuvraj Singh once said that his father is like a dragon to him. [127] He was appointed as the brand ambassador of Ulysse Nardin watch in 2013. [24] However, he proved to be useful with the ball as he took 8 wickets at an average of 27. [22] In the semifinal against South Africa, he scored 41 and picked 1/15. In 1996–97, Yuvraj was promoted to Punjab Under-19s and scored 137 not out against Himachal Pradesh Under-19s. In the three-match ODI series against South Africa in Ireland, Yuvraj took 3 for 36 and scored an unbeaten 49 in the second ODI[68] before winning man of the match for his unbeaten 61 in the series-deciding final game. Yuvraj had a dream run at the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, where he scored 362 runs including one century and four fifties, took 15 wickets, won four Man of the Match awards, the joint-most along with Sri Lanka's Aravinda de Silva in 1996 and South Africa's Lance Klusener in 1999, and was also adjudged the Player of the Tournament. The pair initially stabilised the innings and later scored at a brisk rate. Yuvraj's cancer was detected by a Russian doctor in 2011. Stay updated on the latest IND VS AUS news, IND VS AUS updates, IND VS AUS schedule, IND VS AUS matches and more. The 39-year-old married British-Indian actress Hazel Keech on November 30, 2016. He always stopped Yuvraj from playing any other sports than Cricket. He ended up being the highest wicket taker for India in the tournament though he could not meet expectations with his bat. [48] He had a disappointing ODI series at home against Pakistan in April 2005, scoring 98 runs in six matches at 19.60.[49]. After a disappointing run in the Ranji knockouts, Yuvraj struck 209 for North Zone against South Zone in a Duleep Trophy match in March 2002. The player celebrated his 39th birthday on Saturday. He then scored a brisk 42 against England, followed by an unbeaten 50 against Pakistan setting up wins for India in both games. He scored 53 and 49 in the final two matches at Delhi and Ahmedabad respectively, and the series was drawn 2-2. Thisara Perera - 6 5/8 He couldn’t replicate the same class batting in franchise cricket. 2 /6. In the same match, he set the record for the fastest fifty in Twenty20 Internationals and in all T20 cricket, reaching 50 runs in 12 balls. [108] From 14 matches, Yuvraj took 11 wickets and also scored 343 runs at an average of 34.30, including two half-centuries. For his performances in 2011, he was named in the World ODI XI by the ICC and Cricinfo. runs His innings of 107* which came off 93 balls with 13 boundaries helped India comfortably chase down a target of 287 while losing only two wickets. caps 402 intl. A year after his retirement, Yuvraj has slammed BCCI and said that the board was unprofessional towards the end of his career. Yuvraj batted in two games of the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy which was held in Sri Lanka in September. Finds Yuvi's IPL full Profile and performances with batting, bowling and fielding all times stats at one click. I would've not imagined doing this when I started my career in cricket. Yuvraj Singh has pocketed around ₹84.60 crore from the IPL as per InsideSport's Moneyball. He toured England but had to return home after breaking his finger in the Nottingham Test and later played two home Tests against West Indies. 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ALSO READ | Shubman Gill Makes 2nd Innings Impact With 78-ball 65, Dismissed After SUPER Catch: WATCH. His 84-run partnership with Mahendra Singh Dhoni is India's third-highest for the fifth wicket. Yuvraj Singh held a press conference in Mumbai where he announced his decision to retire from all formats of the game. Dinesh Mongia replaced him for the match which India lost to crash out of the tournament. [38] He top-scored for India in the 7th match with a 69-ball 68, but could not get support from any other batsman. 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[10] He would take Yuvraj to training every day. The Indian Premier League has been a hit amongst the fans because of its franchise-based format wherein 8 city-based teams compete to win the title. In November 2008, he hit 138 not out from 78 balls against England at Rajkot, taking 64 balls to reach his century which at the time was the second fastest by an Indian in ODIs after Mohammad Azharuddin's century in 1988 against New Zealand came off 62 balls. In the process, he became the first allrounder to score 300-plus runs and take 15 wickets in a single World Cup. Although Yuvraj was included in Indian squad for the subsequent Test series against Pakistan, Test captain Anil Kumble said that Yuvraj "will have to wait a little bit more to become a regular member in the Test squad. However, he then pulled out of the ODI series against West Indies in November citing an abnormal tumor in his lung. [52] He scored 120 in the final round-robin match against Zimbabwe at Harare, helping India recover from 36/4 to successfully chase down a target of 251. Hoping to make a comeback into the Indian cricket team with stellar showings in the IPL, new Delhi Daredevils recruits Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan today said they will make their stint with the franchise count to revive their international careers. A drop in form, disciplinary issues and fitness were talked of as the reasons for his exclusion, but he made a return for the series against Sri Lanka. [88][89] He was named in the 'Team of the Tournament' for the 2011 World Cup by the ICC and Cricinfo. He managed just 124 runs in six innings at an average of 31 with a top-score of 79*. [11] He also did two short roles as child star in Mehndi Sagna Di and Putt Sardara. He also took his 100th ODI wicket with the dismissal of Wesley Barresi in the World Cup match against the Netherlands. At the 2014 IPL auction Royal Challengers Bangalore bought Yuvraj for an all-time high price of ₹14 crore and, in 2015, the Delhi Daredevils bought him for ₹16 crore making him the most expensive player ever to be sold in the IPL In February 2014, he was honoured with FICCI Most Inspiring Sportsperson of the Year Award. And then the most memorable one was the 2011 World Cup finals. [78] He was named in the 'Team of the Tournament' by Cricinfo for the 2007 T20I World Cup.[79]. He played in two group matches of the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy held in India in October. Yuzvendra Chahal turns 30: Yuvraj Singh's birthday post for 'Mr. Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan eye Indian team comeback through IPL 2015. In the 2018 IPL auction, he was picked by Kings XI Punjab for base price of 2 crores. On 10 June 2019, Yuvraj announced his retirement from all forms of International cricket. Done a lot for the match by seven wickets and the series 3-2 by ESPN Cricinfo [. 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