Indian Cricket Team Player Yuvraj Singh the man who did not give up in all forms of cricket and life has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Monday (June 10).
After hearing the retirement news all cricket fans saddened and social media is flooded with congratulatory heartfelt posts and videos of that moment he hits six 6s. This is really an end of an era for cricket fans. Especially, Yuvraj has a soft corner place in the heart of a 90s kid. Everyone is paying tribute to him and saying thank you for his best class cricket.
So, we are going to present the 10 UnKnown Interesting Facts About Yuvraj Singh.
1. Yuvraj singh got gift of cricket from genetic
Cricket was in his blood. Yuvraj’s father Sir Yograj Singh had also played in the Indian team. Yograj Singh was a former Indian fast bowler. He played 1 Test and 6 ODIs for the national team. He was also an actor worked in some of the punjabi films.
2. Yuvraj Singh was not good cricketer from His Childhood
Yuvraj Singh was not good in batting from his childhood, So his father Yograj Singh asked Navjot Singh Sidhu to train him. His father wanted to Yuvraj Singh to play for National Cricket Team.
3. Yuvraj Singh Was not the Cricket Player
Yes, You read it right. Before cricket Yuvraj Singh was interested in roller skating. Even when we are searching for his flashback, we went down in deep of the internet and shocked to know that Yuvraj Singh has also won the National U-14 Roller Skating Championship. But his father threw his national level medal in National U-14 Roller Skating Championship at told him to focus on only and only cricket.
4. Yuvraj’s first cricket
Yuvraj Singh’s first competitive cricket for Punjab U16s, At that time this legend was at the age of 13 in the year 1995. Then after his good performance, he also played for the Punjab U19s and scored an 137 runs unbeaten against Himachal Pradesh U19s.
5. Yuvraj’s first huge score
This was the turning point, actually, he was playing against Bihar in U19 Cooch-Behar Trophy. You will be shocked to know that Singh scored 358 runs. In the year 1999-2000, he scored 149 runs against Haryana in a Ranji Trophy match.
6. 58 (16), 2007 ICC World T20 vs England Team
No one can forget the 2007 World T20 match against England where Yuvraj Singh smashed six sixes in an over bowled by England team’s fast bowler Stuart Broad. If you ask any 90s kid, Have you watched that Yuvi six 6s match, then he start explaining you ball by ball. He scored the fastest fifty in T20 internationals in just 12 balls and he finished his innings with 58 runs off just 16 balls. Well, this was the famous fact we all know that, but as a Yuvraj Singh’s fan, I’m bound to include this my post.
7. Yuvraj Singh’s records
Do you know that Yuvraj is the only player in all the history of Indian cricket who has been a part of 3 successful World Cup championship. Yuvi also got the Player of the Series two times. The first time was in ICC U19 World Cup in 2000, he won the Player of the Series, and the second time in the 2011 World Cup he again won the Player of the Series.
8. Yuvi’s 300 in world cup
Yuvraj Singh scored more than 300 runs and had taken 15 wickets in a single World Cup.
9. The super expensive player of IPL
Do you know that, in the edition of IPL, Yuvraj Singh Was a Super expensive player? Singh was bought Delhi Daredevils with a bid worth 16 crores. It was really the highest bid till the 11th edition of IPL.
10. Yuvraj Singh’s acting career:
Now, this one really shocked you that Yuvraj acted in Punjabi movies. He did two time short roles as a child star in Mehndi Sajda Diand Putt Sardara. Remember the Bollywood animated movie Jumbo? Yeah, Akshay Kumar and Yuvraj Singh, both have given voice in that movie.
Yuvraj Singh announced retirement from all forms of cricket: https://youtu.be/zXWmAlRAHH4