58 Facts About Yuvraj Singh

1. Yuvraj Singh participated in the 'Celebrity Clasico 2016′ which was played with an objective to generate funds for charitable initiatives.

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2. Yuvraj Singh was appointed as the brand ambassador of Ulysse Nardin watch in 2013.

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3. Yuvraj Singh is the brand ambassador for the sports brand Puma.

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4. Yuvraj Singh appeared in advertisements for the console alongside Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar.

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5. Yuvraj Singh was signed by Microsoft to be a brand ambassador for the Xbox 360 video game console when it was launched in India in 2006.

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6. In 2014, Yuvraj Singh was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for 14 crore.

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7. Yuvraj Singh was bought by the team and chosen as captain.

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8. On 17 May 2009, Yuvraj Singh took his second Twenty20 hat-trick against Deccan Chargers at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.

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9. On 1 May 2009, Yuvraj Singh registered his first hat-trick in T20 cricket against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Kingsmead in Durban, the same ground where he hit his six sixes.

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10. Yuvraj Singh was the icon player and captain for Indian Premier League team Kings XI Punjab in the first two seasons; in 2010, the third season, icon player status was discontinued and the captaincy given to Kumar Sangakkara.

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11. Yuvraj Singh played a scintillating knock of 53 against Pakistan and won the man of the match award.

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12. Yuvraj Singh was selected to play in the Champions Trophy 2017.

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13. Yuvraj Singh said, "When I came back from cancer it was hard work.

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14. Yuvraj Singh was picked in India's ODI squad for the home series against England in January 2017.

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15. Yuvraj Singh had an 84-run partnership with Mahendra Singh Dhoni is India's third-highest for the fifth wicket.

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16. Yuvraj Singh has gone past Gautam Gambhir to become the top run-scorer for India in T20 internationals.

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17. Yuvraj Singh scored 60 off 43 balls, his third fifty against Australia at Mirpur and his eighth in T20Is.

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18. Yuvraj Singh was not selected for 2014 Asia Cup in Bangladesh but he selected for the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 same place.

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19. In October 2013, Yuvraj Singh scored 77 off 35 showed his dominance in the only T20I against Australia at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot.

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20. In September 2013, Yuvraj Singh made a comeback to India's limited-overs squad for the Twenty20 and first three ODIs of the home series against Australia.

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21. Yuvraj Singh could not make an impact in the One Day series against Pakistan and England only scoring 1 half century in 7 matches.

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22. Yuvraj Singh got selected for the Test series against England at home.

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23. Yuvraj Singh played against New Zealand in a T20I at Chennai where he scored 34 off 26 balls as his side lost by only 1 run.

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24. Yuvraj Singh had originally targeted the CB series in Australia for his return to international cricket.

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25. Yuvraj Singh had respiratory difficulties through 2011 and in May he withdrew from the ODI series in the West Indies due to an illness.

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26. Yuvraj Singh took his 100th ODI wicket, with the dismissal of Wesley Barresi in the 2011 World Cup match against the Netherlands.

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27. Yuvraj Singh scored 85 not output on an unbroken partnership of 163 with Sachin Tendulkar to defeat England in the First Test at Chennai in December 2008.

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28. Yuvraj Singh enjoyed a return to form in India's home ODI series against Pakistan in November 2007.

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29. Yuvraj Singh missed the next game against South Africa due to a niggle but recovered before the semifinal against Australia.

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30. Yuvraj Singh made 47 in India's first match of the World Cup, a shock defeat to Bangladesh.

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31. Yuvraj Singh featured in the last two matches of the four-ODI series against Sri Lanka in February 2007, and struck an unbeaten 83-ball 95 in the deciding final game at Visakhapatnam.

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32. Yuvraj Singh was not named in any of the Indian squads that toured South Africa in late 2006.

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33. Yuvraj Singh played in two group matches of the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy held in India in October.

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34. Yuvraj Singh was picked in both Test and ODI squads for the Pakistan tour in January–February 2006.

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35. Yuvraj Singh had a mixed home Test series against Sri Lanka in December 2005 as he registered two ducks and two half-centuries.

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36. Yuvraj Singh picked his maiden Test wicket during the second innings of Pakistan.

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37. Yuvraj Singh had a mixed tour of Pakistan in March–April 2004.

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38. Yuvraj Singh became only the second Indian after Sachin Tendulkar to represent the county.

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39. In May 2003, Yuvraj Singh was signed-up by the Yorkshire County Cricket Club for the 2003 county season.

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40. Yuvraj Singh scored his maiden ODI century against Bangladesh at Dhaka on 11 April 2003.

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41. Yuvraj Singh scored 16 in the semifinal against Kenya, and 24 against Australia in the final.

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42. Yuvraj Singh scored 37 in India's opening match against Netherlands.

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43. Yuvraj Singh top-scored for India in the 7th match with a 69-ball 68, but could not get support from any other batsman.

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44. Yuvraj Singh scored 3 against Zimbabwe in the opening match, and 62 in the semifinal against South Africa.

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45. Yuvraj Singh batted in two games of the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy which was held in Sri Lanka in September.

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46. Yuvraj Singh scored a crucial 98* against Sri Lanka in the fifth match in an otherwise disappointing series with the bat.

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47. Yuvraj Singh made his comeback during the 2001 Coca-Cola Cup in Sri Lanka.

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48. Yuvraj Singh averaged 15.50 in the ODI series against the touring Zimbabwe side in December 2000 after which he was dropped from the team.

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49. Yuvraj Singh scored only 14 against New Zealand in the final which India lost.

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50. Yuvraj Singh made his international debut against Kenya in the pre-quarterfinal.

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51. Yuvraj Singh was selected in the Indian squad for the 2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy in the back of his impressive outings for the Under-19 team.

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52. Yuvraj Singh was selected in 2000 for the first intake of the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore.

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53. On 12 November 2015, Yuvraj Singh got engaged to Hazel Keech and married her on 30 November 2016.

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54. Yuvraj Singh currently plays for Mumbai Indians for ipl 2019.

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55. In 2012, Yuvraj Singh was conferred with the Arjuna Award, India's second highest sporting award by the Government of India.

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56. Yuvraj Singh made his international comeback in a Twenty20 match in September against New Zealand shortly before the 2012 World Twenty20.

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57. Yuvraj Singh was the Man of the Tournament in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, and one of the top performers at the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, both of which India won.

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58. Yuvraj Singh was a member of the Indian cricket team in ODIs since October 2000 and played his first Test match in October 2003.

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