Yuvraj Singh- Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Biography, Marriage, Wiki

Yuvraj Singh- Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Biography, Marriage, Wiki

Yuvraj Singh is arguably the greatest match winner India have had in limited overs formats in their cricket history. He was the go to the man for the cricket crazy nation as he almost single handedly provided two World Cups to India.

Age

Yuvraj Singh was born on December 12, 1981 and is currently 35 years old as he is one of the most senior pros in current Indian team. He is looking hungry for more success after his recent comeback and could be very vital for India till 2019 World Cup.

Height

Punjab’s favorite son, Yuvraj Singh is 1.88m tall (188 cm) which is 6ft 2in.

Family

Yuvraj Singh was born to Yograj Singh (Father) and Shabnam Singh (Mother) in Chandigarh. However, his parents were soon divorced. Yuvraj Singh’s father Yograj Singh was a former Indian cricketer and has forced Yuvraj Singh to play cricket in his early days.

Yuvraj Singh also has a brother named Zoravar Singh, who will soon make a debut in Bollywood.

Wife

Yuvraj Singh got engaged to Hazel Keech, a British born actress in November, 2015. The pair got married on 30th November 2016. She also adopted the name Gurbasant Kaur after their marriage.

Net Worth

The veteran southpaw has a net worth of $22 million in 2017 as he is still one of the most celebrated cricketers in the country.

Biography

Yuvraj Singh is arguably the greatest cricketing talent India have seen in the 21st century. On his day, he can demolish even the greatest bowler of all time with elegance and ease. However, despite his extraordinary efforts on the field, he has also seen a number of hiccups during the course of his career.

Having made debut in 2000 and scoring an extraordinary 84 against Australia in his debut innings, Yuvraj never looked back in his career. He has been the star for the country in 2007 and 2011 World Cups.

Cancer Phase

Yuvi was at the peak of his career as he was termed as the biggest player in the world after 2011 World Cup. But life had other thoughts, he was diagnosed with cancer post the world cup and has immediately departed to USA to get treatment.

After suffering lots of pain, then 29-year old Yuvi managed to battle it out and comeback stronger in 2012. He has managed to get back to Indian team right away and has ended as top wicket taker in 2012 T20 World Cup for India.

Post Comeback

The major problem Yuvi faced was the consistency and fitness which he lacked after going through cancer treatment. He went to France and shed out his weight as he got more fitter. However, it is only in 2014-15 season, he hit his prime form in domestic circuit and have eventually made a comeback to the team for 2016 T20 World Cup.

However, an ankle injury in the middle of the tournament meant he was soon out of team again. But he has played some extraordinary knocks in 2016-17 domestic season which saw him get back to Indian team in both ODIs and T20Is.

Marriage

Yuvraj Singh was married to Bollywood actress Hazel Keech on November 30, 2016. The wedding was attended by some of the biggest celebrities in India especially from popular cricketers as well as top Bollywood actors and actresses.

Pic Credits: Deccan Chronicle

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