Yuvraj Singh: The flamboyant six hitter who bravely overcame cancer

Sep 19, 2018, 15:05 IST
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    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 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 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 (Pics/ Yuvraj Singh's Instagram)

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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 is known to be one of cricket's liveliest characters. Here is seen sporting a whacky wig at Delhi Daredevils

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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

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    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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About The Gallery

India's flamboyant all-rounder Yuvraj Singh who created history on this day back in 2007, when he lofted Stuart Broad for 6 sixes in a single over. We look at the cricketer who is a fighter in life on and off the field through some Instagram photos

 

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