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|Real Name||Yuvraj Singh Bhundel|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Batsman)|
Physical Stats & More:
|Height||in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in Feet-Inches- 6’ 1”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 78 kg
in Pounds- 172 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 41 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Career: – Cricket
|International Debut||Test– 16 October vs New Zealand at Mohali
ODI– 3 October 2000vs Kenya at Nairobi
T20– 13 September 2007 vs Scotland at Durban
|Jersey Number||#12 (India)
#12 (IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team||Delhi Daredevils, India A, Kings XI Punjab, Pune Warriors, Punjab, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Yorkshire|
|Nature on field||Aggressive|
|Likes to play against||Pakistan|
|Favourite Shot||Pull shot|
|Records (main ones)||• 1st player to hit six 6’s in an over in a T20 match. He did it in 2007 T20 World Cup against England in Stuart Broad’s over.
• Only player to be Man of the Series in both T20 & ODI World Cups.
|Career Turning Point||Performance in the 1999-2000 Ranji Trophy.|
|Date of Birth||12 December 1981|
|Age (as in 2018)||37 Years|
|Birth Place||Chandigarh, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|School||DAV Public School, Sector 8, Chandigarh|
|Educational Qualifications||10th standard|
|Family||Father– Yograj Singh (Actor, Former Cricketer & Coach)
Mother– Shabnam Singh
Brother– Zoravar Singh (Actor)
|Address||Block-A of DLF City (Phase 1), Gurugram, Haryana|
|Likes & Dislikes||Likes– playing Tennis, Roller Skating
Dislikes– Red colour
|Hobbies||Travelling, reading and watching films|
|Favorite Cricketer||Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle
Bowler: Lasith Malinga
|Favorite Food||Kadhi-Chawal, Gobhi ka Paratha, Chinese cuisine|
|Favorite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite Singer||Gurdas Mann|
|Favorite Politician||Manmohan Singh|
|Favorite Books||The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma, A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle, and The Secret by Rhonda Byrne|
|Favorite Destination||New Zealand|
Girls, Affairs and More:
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Kim Sharma (Actress)
Deepika Padukone (Actress, rumour)
Riya Sen (Actress, rumour)
Preity Zinta (Actress, rumour)
Leepakshi (Fashion Designer, rumour)
Hazel Keech (Actress)
|Wife||Hazel Keech, Actress (2016-present)
|Marriage Date||30 November 2016|
|Cars Collection||Lamborghini Murcielago, Bentley Continental, Porsche 911, BMW M5, BMW M3 Convertible, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Audi Q5, BMW 3 Series
|Net Worth||$35 million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Yuvraj Singh:
- Does Yuvraj Singh smoke?: Not Known
- Does Yuvraj Singh drink alcohol?: Yes, he does consume alcohol.
- Yuvraj was very fond of roller-skating and tennis at his childhood and even had won the National U-14 Roller Skating Championship.
- His parents divorced Yuvraj was very young, after that he stayed with his mother.
- His father is a former Indian fast bowler and Punjabi film actor.
- He believes 12 is his lucky number.
- He has acted in two Punjabi films in his childhood, Putt Sardara, and Mehndi Sajna Di.
- Despite his interest in other sports, his father told him to focus on cricket. Initially, Navjot Singh Sidhu tried to coach him, but due to no improvement in his batting, he gave up, after which his father Yograj coached him.
- After initial tough training, his father sent him to Mumbai to train at the Elf-Vengsarkar Cricket Academy.
- In the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy final in December 1999, he scored a triple hundred (358 off 404 balls) against Bihar. Interestingly, MS Dhoni was a part of the Bihar team in this match.
- The first paycheck Yuvraj got after playing International Cricket was 21 lakh (INR), which he handed over to his mother to buy a house.
- In the 2007 ICC T20 World Cup, he created history by hitting six 6’s against England in Stuart Broad’s over.
- After Sachin Tendulkar, he is the only Indian player to be signed by English county team Yorkshire.
- after the 2011 World Cup, the shocking news came that he had lung cancer, he stayed strong and went through chemotherapy and came back fit and fine.
- He was the most expensive player in the IPL 2014 and 2015 auctions. (14 Crore & 16 Crore INR respectively).
- Yuvraj performed as a voice artist in the Bollywood animated film “Jumbo“.
- He considers Sachin Tendulkar as his role model.
- A tattoo with Roman “XII” on his left-hand bicep.
- He is the founder of YouWeCan for cancer patients, founded in the year 2012.
- In 2013, he released his autobiography The Test of My Life: From Cricket to Cancer and Back.