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Yuvraj Singh Biography

Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh, an all rounder of the Indian Team, was born on 12th December, 1981 in Chandigarh, India. He made his entry into test cricket in 2003 against New Zealand and one day internationals in 1999 against Kenya. Besides, he has played many domestic matches and has represented various teams and currently playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League T 20 matches. He is an attacking batsman and a very useful leg break bowler. Further, he is an agile fielder.

Yuvraj Singh won the man of the tournament in the 2011 world cup and he stood as one among the top performers in the 2007 ICC T 20 tournament and in both the occasions India won in the finals. He is still remembered for his six glorious sixes in a single over when he faced England fast bowler Stuart Broad in a match against England in 2007 world T 20 matches. He is also a good tennis player and good at roller skating. In fact, he had won the under 14 National roller skating championship.

On the advice of his father Yograj Singh, a former cricket player himself, Yuvraj Singh has concentrated on playing cricket. He has played for Under 16 and Under 19 teams and played in Ranji trophy matches. In Indian Premier League T 20 matches his strike rate stands at the astonishing figure of 131.65 with an average of 26.44. He has so far scored three test centuries and 13 centuries in one day internationals.

Yuvraj Singh is not only a great fighter in cricket field, but also he has fought against lung cancer with which he was affected and he underwent chemotherapy treatment. He later returned to international cricket with style and determination. This shows his will power and love towards cricket. During his treatment for cancer, millions of Indians and cricket lovers around the world prayed for his well being. He is his mother's child and he says that his strength is none other than his mother.