Born in Chandigarh, on 12th December 1981, Yuvraj Singh is one of the most prominent left-handed Indian batsmen who play for the Indian cricket team since 2000. He is the son of former Indian bowler Yograj Singh.
Some of his career achievements:
Yuvraj is the first all-rounder to score over 300 runs in a single World Cup.
He was chosen the Vice-Captain of the Indian ODI team in 2007.
During the ICC World Twenty-20 match in 2007, he hit six sixes in a single over.
Entitled as "Man of the Match" at 26 ODI matches, played in between 2000-2017
Honoured as the "Player of the Series" seven times in between 2005-11
Received the "Man of the Match" award in seven Twenty20 International matches, played in between 2007-13
Received the second-highest Indian sporting honour "Arjuna Award" in 2012 by the Government of India
In 2014, he was bestowed with the fourth highest Indian civilian award "Padma Shri" for his astounding effort in cricket.
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) entitled him as the Most Inspiring Sportsperson of the Year in 2014.
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