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Yuvraj Singh

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Country: India
Date of Birth: December 12, 2021
Place of Birth: Chandigarh
Batting Style: Left Handed
Bowling Style: Slow left-arm orthodox
Skill: All Rounder
Teams Played: Asia XI, India, Kings XI Punjab, Pune Warriors India


Batting Performance

MInnNoRunsHS100s50sAvgSR
Tests375761775169 31034.858.33
ODI274252388051139 134937.6287.59
T20s2322456770 0531.5151.6
IPL56558123766* 0526.32131.6

Bowling & Fielding Performance

MOversRunsMdnsWktsAvgBestEcon
Tests37142.150113955.672/93.53
ODI274805.240601810937.255/315.04
T20s23241940824.253/238.08
IPL568156902324.744/297.02

Career Performance

First MatchLast Match
TestsOctober 16, 2021 v New Zealand at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, MohaliNovember 14, 2021 v West Indies at Eden Gardens, Kolkata
ODIsOctober 3, 2021 v Kenya at Nairobi Gymkhana Club Ground, NairobiApril 2, 2022 v Sri Lanka at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
T20sSeptember 13, 2021 v Scotland at Kingsmead, DurbanJanuary 9, 2022 v South Africa at Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban
IPLApril 19, 2022 v Chennai Super Kings at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, MohaliMay 19, 2022 v Kolkata Knight Riders at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Navi Mumbai

Profile

Probably the most naturally-gifted left-hander, Yuvraj Singh made his international debut at a tender age of 19. His ability to hit the ball long and clean was recognized right away. He made an immediate impact on the international stage with his scintillating stroke play. Since then he has more or less been a permanent fixture in the ODI side.
Although it seemed like Yuvraj was troubled by quality spin, he did not let it deter him. His handy left-arm spin combined with his agility have made him an important part of the team set-up. His ability to play crucial innings when it really matters has earned him the tag of a match-winner. He rocked the ICC World Twenty20 2007 by clobbering 6 consecutive sixes off a Stuart Broad over for the fastest fifty ever in cricket. Many critics tip 'Yuvi' to be a future captain of Indian cricket but his inexperience in the Test arena was always exposed by the spinners.
After Sourav Ganguly's retirement, Yuvraj was drafted back into the Test team after a string of consistent performances in the limited overs format. He responded with two half centuries, the first of which came in a record chase of 387 where he put on an unbeaten 163 runs with Sachin Tendulkar. He thus effectively sealed his place as a batsman in all three formats of the game. He is also an effective spinner and evidence of this came when he became the first bowler to scalp two hat-tricks in the IPL 2009. On current form, he is one of the most reliable players in the team.
He continues to hold fort for India in the ODI middle-order and his ability to accelerate the innings in the Power Play is, without doubt, one of the best in the side. He is undoubtedly one of the cleanest strikers of the ball in the present day and his long heaves to mid-wicket travel way beyond the boundary rope.