Friday, 19 December 2008

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh, born 12 December 1981 in Chandigarh, India, plays cricket for the Indian team. He is the son of Yograj Singh who was a fast bowler for the Indian team. He made his ODI debut in 200o against Kenya. In the 2007 World Twenty20 cricket tournament Yuvraj hit six sixes in an over against England's Stuart Broad. This has only ever been done three times in any form of senior cricket but was the first time this has happened in International cricket. He first became famous for captaining the U-19 Punjab Cricket team for whom he scored 358 runs against the Bihar team winning the Cooch-Behar trophy. He scored his first 100 runs against Bangladesh in 2003 and since scored centuries against the Zimbabwean and Australian teams. Yuvraj has also reached the fastest fifty ever in a Twenty20 game, this is also the fastest ever in International cricket, he achieved this in just 12 balls. Yuvraj is mainly a left-handed batsman, but can bowl as well. He is also one of the better fielders in the Indian team and has a good aim at the stumps. He has recently had an important role in the test matches against England, where in the first test he scored 85 runs, which is the fourth highest run chase in history and the highest in India. In the Indian Premie League he captains Kings XI Punjab

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