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Yuvraj Singh born in 1981 is an Indian international cricketer. He is an all-rounder who bats left-handed in the middle order and bowls slow left-arm orthodox. Yuvraj has been playing for India since 2000 when he first played ODI’s and played his first Test match in 2003.
Yuvraj made his first-class debut in 1997 against Orissa during the 1997–98 Ranji Trophy. He made his international debut against Kenya in the year 2000.
Yuvraj had his share of ups and downs since he joined international cricket. He struggled to score runs during crucial junctures and even failed miserably when it mattered most. But given the luck favoring him, he managed to survive with his batting skills and scored beyond the expectations of his team.
He was made the vice captain of the team during the 2007 Twenty20 world cup due to his all round performance. He performed impeccably and won several awards in due course. He had a minor setback when he was diagnosed with lung cancer but recovered well in time and joined the Indian squad for future tournaments.
During his IPL stint with Kings Eleven Punjab, he captained it for first two editions. Thereafter he played for Pune Warriors, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils and finally with Sunrisers Hyderabad. He was the most expensive player ever bought during the IPL Auctions in 2015.
He is the brand ambassador for several brands and owns a charity called YouWeCan involved in treating cancer patients. He also won several awards for his contribution towards sports in general and cricket in particular.
Finally, Yuvraj got married to Hazel Keech in 2016 after a brief relationship.