Biography / Wiki
Yuvraj Singh is an Ultimate team man and an absolutely top-class professional and a Cricketer whose work ethic is always on point. He showed us how important it is to work hard regardless of the stage you perform. He is India’s best all-rounder and played as a Left-handed batsman and left-handed bowler.
On 10 June 2019, this fearless cricketer announced retirement from International Cricket. He stated that “After 25 years in and around the 22 yards and almost 17 years of international cricket on and off, I have decided to move on. This game taught me how to fight, how to fall, to dust off, to get up again and move forward.”
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 12 December 1981, Yuvraj Singh will turn 39 years old in the year 2020. He seems to be tall with a height of 185 cm in centimeters and 6’1” in feet and inches. He is a well-built guy with body measurements of 41 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 13 inches biceps.
Being a Cricketer, he seems very fit and healthy and weighs 80 kg in kilograms and 176 lbs in pounds approximately. His dark brown eye color and his black hair make his personality even more dapper.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Yuvraj Singh is $35 Million approx.
Education / Family
Yuvi was born and raised up in Chandigarh, India, and belongs to a Punjabi family. He is born to his father Yograj Singh who is an Actor, a Former Cricketer & Coach, and his mother Shabnam Singh. He also has his stepmother Neena Bundhel who is a Punjabi actress and model.
He grew up with his brother Zoravar Singh (Actor). He also has one stepbrother Victor Yograj Singh (Punjabi actor) and one step-sister Amarjeet Kaur (Tennis Player). He completed his schooling at DAV Public School, Sector 8, Chandigarh. Later, he didn’t attend any college.
Yuvraj Singh Bhundel
|Birth Place||Chandigarh, India|
|Date Of Birth||12 December 1981|
|Age||39 years old (As of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 185 cm
In feet inches – 6’1”
|Weight||In kilograms- 80 kg
In pounds- 176 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||DAV Public School, Sector 8, Chandigarh|
|Home Town||Chandigarh, India|
|Debut||Test – 16 October 2003 vs New Zealand
ODI – 3 October 2000 vs Kenya
T20 – 13 September 2007 vs Scotland
|Fathers Name||Yograj Singh (Actor, Former Cricketer & Coach)|
|Mothers Name||Shabnam Singh
|Step Mother||Neena Bundhel (Punjabi actress and model)|
|Brothers||Zoravar Singh (Actor)
|Step Brother||Victor Yograj Singh (Punjabi actor)|
|Step Sister||Amarjeet Kaur (Tennis Player)|
Career / Fashion And Style
Talking about his career, he made his debut in 2000 against Kenya in ICC Knock Out Trophy where he didn’t get a chance to bat but bowled four overs conceding 16 runs without a wicket. At the first ICC World Twenty 20 held in South Africa, he was declared as the vice-captain of the Indian Squad.
In a match against England, he hit six sixes in an over of Stuart Broad. In this match, he hits the fastest fifty in any form of International Cricket off just 12 balls. In ICC World Cup 2011, he scored 362 runs which including one century and four fifties.
He also took 15 wickets. He received four men of the match award and also awarded as the Player of the Tournament. In 2011, his cancer was detected by a Russian doctor. In 2012, he discharged from the hospital after completing chemotherapy.
He returned to India in April his cancer showing full signs of remission. After that, he returned to Indian Squad in the 2016 Australia Tour after 5 years. But in 2019, he announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
He was involved in love affairs with many beauties including Kim Sharma (Actress), Deepika Padukone (Actress, rumor), Riya Sen (Actress, rumor), Preity Zinta (Actress, rumor), Leepakshi (Fashion Designer, rumor), and Hazel Keech (Actress). Out of which some are rumored. Later, in 2016 he got married to actress Hazel Keech.
|Girlfriend||Kim Sharma (Actress)
Deepika Padukone (Actress, rumor)
Riya Sen (Actress, rumor)
Preity Zinta (Actress, rumor)
Leepakshi (Fashion Designer, rumor)
Hazel Keech (Actress)
|Wife||Hazel Keech, Actress (2016-present)|
Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Gurdas Mann|
|Favorite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, and Chris Gayle|
|Favorite Destinations||The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, A New Earth, The Secret|
|Favorite Coach||Gary Kirsten|
|Favorite Food||Kadhi-Chawal, Gobhi Ka Paratha, Chinese Cuisines|
|Favorite Color(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Yuvraj Singh
- In a 2007 ICC World Twenty20 match, he hit six sixes in an over.
- He was bought for 14 crore Rupee for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL in 2014.
- He received Padma Shri in 2014.
- He appeared as a child actor in two Punjabi films- Putt Sardara & Mehndi Sajna Di in his childhood.
- He was very fond of roller-skating and tennis during his childhood.
- He decided to stay with his mother after his parent’s divorce.
- His lucky number is 12.
- His role model is Sachin Tendulkar.
- He has a tattoo with Roman “XII” on his left-hand bicep.