Yuvraj Singh: A look at the flamboyant all-rounder and cancer survivor

Updated: Dec 12, 2019, 09:14 | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Yuvraj Singh played for the Indian cricket team as a left-arm all-rounder, he was considered one of the most destructive middle-order batsman in the shorter format of cricket.

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    Yuvraj Singh is known to be one of the most prolific and flamboyant cricketers and has 8,701 runs and 111 wickets to his name in ODIs, with 1,177 runs and 28 wickets in T20Is.

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    Yuvraj Singh was known for his hard-hitting ability as well as his fielding talent

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    Yuvraj Singh became the first cricketer to score 50 runs as well as take 5 wickets in a World Cup match. This was during the 2011 World Cup tournament.

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    In his biggest feat in cricket, Yuvraj Singh smashed England pacer Stuart Broad for six huge sixes during the India vs England match at the ICC World Twenty20 in 2007

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    Yuvraj Singh was diagnosed with cancer in 2011 in his left lung and was under chemo therapy. After completing his third and final cycle, he was discharged in March 2012.

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    Yuvraj Singh made a comeback to international cricket in September 2012. In the same year he was conferred with the Arjuna Award

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    Yuvraj Singh holds the record for the fastest fifty in T20 history when he scored in 12 balls against England in the same match

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    Yuvraj Singh got engaged to Bollywood actress and dancer Hazel Keech on November 12, 2015. The couple got married on November 30, 2016

    In picture: Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech during one of their holidays

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    Yuvraj Singh is known to be one of cricket's liveliest characters. Here is seen sporting a whacky wig

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    Yuvraj Singh all geared up for Holi! Yuvraj Singh's thirst for life and his fighting nature is admired by cricketers and fans

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    Pump it! Yuvi seen here at the gym adding in a bit of the 'fun' element. Yuvraj Singh is very high on fitness

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    Biker Boy: Yuvraj Singh on a sports bike during a YouWeCan event

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    Yuvraj Singh with his Team India buddy Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra on their wedding day

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    Daddy Dearest: Yuvraj Singh in a a throwback picture on Father's Day. Seen here with his father Yograj Singh, who also played for the Indian cricket team

  • Yuvraj Singh: A look at the flamboyant all-rounder and cancer survivor

    Yuvraj Singh at his home during Ganesh Chaturthi

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    Blue buddies: Yuvraj Singh with Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli on a bay trip

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    Yuvraj Singh with good friend and former pacer Zaheer Khan on the latter's birthday

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    Paaji! Yuvraj Singh with cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar

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    Yuvraj Singh has an autobiography titled 'The Test of My Life : From Cricket to Cancer and Back'

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    Yuvraj Singh featured in the IPL 2019 as a Mumbai Indians player and also played a few matches for Mumbai Indians in the tournament

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    Yuvraj Singh was bought by Mumbai Indians for a price of Rs. 1 crore. In the months following the auctions, Yuvraj Singh had worked hard on his fitness and lost weight too.

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About The Gallery

India's prolific batsman Yuvraj Singh who announced his retirement earlier this year from international cricket, celebrates his 38th birthday today. Here is a look at the cricketer's coolest, funniest and most lovable pictures on Instagram. (Pictures/ Yuvraj Singh Instagram)