Yuvraj Singh is an Indian Former Left Handed Batsmen
and someone who can never be forgotten as a player
,Having played on and off 17 years of Cricket,Yuvraj has
given us memories to cherish for lifelong,Let us know Yuvraj Singh Biography,Family,Wife,Age,Records,6 Sixes & More :-
Quick Stats :-
Real Age :- 39 years
Born in :- 12th Dec.1981
Height :- 6’0″ feet
Weight :- 82 Kgs
Profession :- Cricketer
Eye Color :- Dark Brown
Hair Color :- Black
Nationality :- Indian
Birthplace :- Chandigarh India
Jersey Number :- 12(India,Ipl and County)
Personal Information :-
Name :- Yuvraj Singh
Nickname :- Yuvi
Father Name :- Yograj Singh
Mother Name :- Shabnam Singh
Siblings :- Zorawar Singh
Relationship Status :- Married
Religion : Sikhism
Caste :- Jatt
Schooling :- Dav Public School Sector-8 Chandigarh
College :- DAV College Chandigarh,India
Hobbies :- Travelling,Listening to Music and Watching Films
Food :- Cheese Chilli,Rumali Roti with Paneer
Cricketer :- Sachin Tendulkar,Chris Gayle and Ricky Ponting
Actor :- Shahrukh Khan
Actress :- Deepika Padukone and Kajol
Singer :- Gurdas Mann
Book :- The Monk who sold his Ferrari,A New Earth and The Secret
Debut in Cricket :-
Test :- On 16th Oct.2003 Mohali against New Zealand
ODI :- 3rd October 2000 against Kenya at Nairobi
T20 :- 13th September 2007 against Scotland at Durban
- 6 Sixes in an Over of Broad.
- Scored fastest 50 off 12 balls against England.
- Most Number of Times Man of the Tournament Award.
- Player of the Tournament with 300+ runs and scalped
- Most number of times played finals i.e. 6 in ICC
Tournaments which includes 2002 Champions Trophy,
2003 World CupFinal,2007 World T20,2011 World Cup
Final,2014 World T20 Final and 2017 Champions
Some Interesting Facts about Yuvraj Singh :-
- Yuvi’s First class Debut was against Odissa.
- We have always seen him play left hand but you will
be surprised that he used to be a Right Handed Batsmen
in his initial days.
- Yuvraj and Harbhajan are best friends and he first met
him at Kapil Dev Fast Bowling Academy in Chandigarh
- He scored his first International Fifty against Australia.
- Zak aka Zaheer Khan believes,Yuvraj is not a good cook,
he can only cook good stories.
- While remembering his old memories,he says his old house
was like a Quality Gym with advance amenities.
- Yuvraj had his first girlfriend when he was just 5 years old.
- Many People not know that Yuvraj Parents don’t live together,
they are divorced and Yuvi used to live with mother.
- It took 3 years for Yuvraj to call Hazel Just for a coffee and
after 5 years of relationship,he married to her.
- While Interviewing to Quint,Yuvraj said that he owns,
everything to his Mother,Father and his Guruji Sant
Baba Ram Singh Ji who guided him always to right path.
- Since his young age,he enjoys Skating,because it was an
Indoor Game and he even won the U-14 Skating Championship.
- His father never likes him doing Skates because of him Yuvraj stopped Skating.
- We have seen Yuvraj hitting big sixes to fast bowlers but
do you know back in those days,he used to get scared of
- His father ask other bowlers to throw bouncers to him
while he bats.
- Yuvraj personally,Hitting 6 Sixes,Winning 2011 WorldCup and scoring his first Test Hundred considers the best top 3 moment
of his life.
- Has been the player who was bought in 14 crore and 16 crores respectively in 2014 and 2015 IPL auctions.
Destroying U-19 team of Bihar with his Game,Mumma’s Boy and his Mother Superstition :-
- If you have seen M.S.Dhoni : The Untold Story then you guys must remember the scene when Sushant aka Dhoni seen saying Phir Aata Hai Yuvraj,Aisa Mara ki Dhaga Khol Diye(Then Comes Yuvra,he played so well that we stand no chance in front of him), Yes that was the match when he was playing for Punjab U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy in Dec.1999 against Bihar Team when he scored 358 off 404 balls.
- Yuvraj is very close to her mother and says his mother has supported him throughout in his career,be it from his father
when Yuvi had different interest than cricket,or during his
tough times when he was Battling with cancer,his mother
was always stood by his side.
- Like everymother,Yuvi mother is superstitious about something,i.e.not to see him while he bats otherwise he
would get OUT.
Yograj Singh as a Father of Yuvraj,Hitting Six Sixes and Battle With Cancer :-
- Yograg Singh is a very strict personality,Yograj singh,his father
never allowed him to meet his friends,cousins or anyone just
to make him a world class cricketer.
- Yuvi never got much chance to spend his childhood with his friend while he was growing up.
- His father made him run the whole ground (50 rounds approx)
under the sun with 18 years old college boys when Yuvi was
just 10 years old.
- People feels that Yuvraj hit 6 sixes came after Flintoff Instigate him,but he revealed in an Interview with “Breakfast with Champions“,that It was not the case, I would hit those 6 sixes,
If Flintoff hadn’t uttered a word because It was my day and
I have calculated the things.
- Also He had been hit 5 sixes by Dimitri Mascarenhas when India vistited England in 2007 at Oval and feels being hit by Dimitry
helped him those 6 sixes in World Cup.
- He still feels Winning World Cup after 28 years is a wonderful
feeling and cant be described in words and,he had burst out
in joy at the field,When MS Dhoni hit the final six in World
- In 2011 when he was at his Peak in terms of his career,that’s
when Yuvraj was diagnosed with Cancer.Where Most of the
People lose their hope,Yuvi decided to fight with Cancer and defeated it in his own style.
- Yuvraj is a humble personality aswell,he has a foundation “YouWeCan” for the people who is battling with cancer which
was founded in 2012 by Yuvi.
- Yuvraj also has an Autobiography on his name called “The Test
of My Life : From Cricket to Cancer and Back” which has
his own journey described.
Cricket Stats of Yuvraj Singh :-
Test :- Yuvraj has scored 1900 in 40 Test Matches of 62 innings
with an Average of 33.93,with 11 half centuries and 3 centuries.
ODI :- Yuvraj has scored 8701 in 304 ODI Matches of 278 innings
with an Average of 36.56,with 52 half centuries and 14 centuries.
T20 :- Yuvraj has scored 2750 in 58 T20 Matches of 51 innings
with an Average of 28.02,with 13 half centuries.
Personal Relationships :-
Yuvraj since start of his career had an image of Casanova and his
name has associated with many girls.Few name as follows
- Kim Sharma
- Minisha Lamba
- Rima Sen
- Deepika Padukone
- Karishma Kotak
- Anchal Kumar
Now he is happily married and his wife name is Hazel Keech
(who is also known as Gurbasant Kaur) is a Bollywood actress
and have been many times in Item Number songs aswell.They
both married to each other in 2016.
Going by some sources,Yuvraj networth was calculated to be
250 crores and he was also on the 6th position in the list of
Highest Paid Sportsmen in the country.
News about Yuvraj Singh :-
After officially Retirement from Cricket on 10th June 2019 with
heavy heart,Yuvraj is now seen on News Channel like AajTak,
giving his opinion on Indian Cricket and about the players