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Yuvraj Singh: From becoming world champion twice to fighting cancer, it is not just that everyone becomes Yuvraj.

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Yuvraj Singh turns 42

Yuvraj Singh Turns 42 Years Old: Former Indian cricket team all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has turned 42 today (12 December). The star all-rounder was born on this day on 12 December 1981 in Chandigarh. Yuvraj Singh is one of the few players who has won 2 ICC World Cups for India. He was part of the team that won the 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 ODI World Cup titles.

Made India world champion twice

Yuvraj Singh has made an important contribution in helping India win titles in the 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 ODI World Cup. In the 2007 T20 World Cup, many match-winning innings came from his bat. At the same time, in the match played against England, he hit 6 sixes in one over of Stuart Broad. He is the only batsman to achieve such a feat in the World Cup. On the other hand, Yuvraj was chosen Player of the Tournament in the 2011 World Cup. In the 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj scored 362 runs and also took 15 important wickets.

Salute to the spirit of Yuvraj Singh

Even though in the year 2011, Yuvraj Singh had made India the world champion. But this year was full of ups and downs for him. Yuvraj was diagnosed with cancer during the 2011 World Cup. He had kept the news of his illness hidden from everyone. In a match, he was seen vomiting blood on the field itself. But only after making India the champion, Yuvraj got his disease treated and also won the cancer battle.

comeback after defeating cancer

Yuvraj Singh got his treatment done in Boston after the 2011 ODI World Cup. The special thing is that after defeating cancer, he once again returned to the field and also became a part of Team India in the 2014 T20 World Cup. Even after his return, he played many explosive innings. After this, Yuvi said goodbye to international cricket in June 2019.

Yuvraj Singh’s cricket career

Yuvraj Singh performed brilliantly for Team India in all three formats. He played 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20 matches for India. In Tests, Yuvraj Singh scored 1900 runs at an average of 33.92, which included 3 centuries and 11 half-centuries. In ODIs he scored 8701 runs at an average of 36.55. During this period, he scored 11 centuries and 52 half-centuries. Whereas in T20, Yuvi scored 1177 runs at an average of 28.02.

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