Born on December 12, 1981 at Chandigarh
Left Handed Batsman and Left-arm orthodox bowler
First International against Kenya on Oct 03, 2000
Nickname is Yuvi
After his parents divorced, Yuvraj chose to stay with his mother.Tennis and roller skating were among Yuvraj favourite sports during his childhood and he was quite good at both. He won the National U-14 Roller Skating Championship. His father threw away the medal and told him to forget skating and concentrate on cricket.He would take Yuvraj training every day. He studied at the DAV Public School in Chandigarh. Yuvraj also did two short roles as child "star", Mehndi Sajda Di and Putt Sardara.
Yuvraj broke into the Punjab Under-16s at the age of 13 years and 11 months in November of the 1995–96 season, and he scored 7 runs not out and Punjab Under-16s won by an innings and 162 runs 5/138 on his debut against Jammu and Kashmir-16s.In 1996–97, Yuvraj was promoted to the Punjab Under-19s and scored 137 not out against Himachal Pradesh Under-19s.
Personal and Love Life
|Yuvi and Kim|
The phrase 'Its complicated' would be the best way to describe Yuvi's love life.Its so because Yuvraj Singh has a long list of girlfriends. Known to be a playboy off the field, Singh has dated Bollywood beauties like Deepika Padukone, Kim Sharma, Preity Zinta, Neha Dhupia, Anchal Kumar, Akshara Gowda, Ameesha Patel.
|Yuvi with Neha|
However,Neha Dhupia and Yuvraj were spotted late at night making a quiet stop at the Lakme Fashion Week early this year. Driving around in a Bentley late at night sounds bits cozy. Neha who was hosting a TV show is regular at the recently concluded Fashion Week but she turned up for the event with Yuvi was a rare view.
Yuvi was seriously in a relationship with Kim Sharma. But they broke up after dating for four year, it was then said that his mother was not in favor of Kim. Neha Dhupia dated squash player Ritwik Bhattacharya till they broke-up last year. Neha and Ritwik are childhood friends.
|Yuvi promoting Puma|
Net Worth of Yuvi is $35.5 Million
Yuvraj is the brand ambassador for the famous sports brand Puma.
He was the brand ambassador the Xbox 360 and signed by the Microsoft .
- Yuvi was awarded The player of the Tournament in WorldCup 2011.
- Yuvraj awarded a “Porsche 911” car for his 6sixes achievement by the vice president of BCCI.
- Yuvraj also received Rupees 1 crore (US$252,716) for his splendid performance in T20 World cup.
- He was named as the “Man of the Series” in 3 consecutive series against South Africa, Pakistan and England.