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Yuvraj Singh

Key facts

Full Name: Yuvraj Singh
Born: December 12 1981 , Chandigarh, India
Country: India
Other teams: India A, Delhi Daredevils, Yorkshire
Test debut: India v New Zealand, Mohali, October 16-20 2003
ODI debut: Kenya v India, Nairobi, October 3 2000
T20 debut: India v Scotland, Durban, September 13 2007
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Slow left-arm

Biography

Yuvraj's career highlight undoubtedly came at the 2011 World Cup on home soil when he was named the player of the tournament. His pure hitting and handy left-arm spin always made him a perfect fit for the shorter formats and all the planets aligned at the right time in front of his home crowds as Yuvraj smashed 362 runs, took 15 wickets and claimed four man-of-the-match awards as India ended a 28-year wait to claim a second world title. Four years earlier it had been Yuvraj who supplied the iconic moment of the first-ever World T20, which India also won, when he clubbed six sixes in on...

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