Yuvraj Singh Bhandal
Yuvraj Singh Bhandal was born on 12 December 1981 in a Jatt Sikh folks is an Indian cricketer, and the son of ex- Indian fast bowler and Punjabi movie star Yograj Singh. He was named the Man of the Tournament in the 2011 Cricket World Cup. He has been a member of the Indian cricket squad ever since 2000 (ODIs) and played his first Test game in 2003. He was the vice skipper of the ODI squad from late-2007 to late-2008. At the 2007 World Twenty20 he smacks six sixes in an over in opposition to England's Stuart Broad�a feat completed only three times formerly in any type of senior cricket, and beforehand never in an international competition stuck between two Tests cricket nations.
Early careerYuvraj first came to consideration when he captained the U-19 Punjab cricket side in the finishing of the Cooch-Behar Trophy in opposition to Bihar U-19s, in which he scored 358. He then gained selection for the U-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka in January 2000, where he was part of a side led by Mohammed Kaif which won the contest. Yuvraj was consequently selected in 2000 for the first ingestion of the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore.
Yuvraj made his One Day International first appearance in opposition to Kenya at Nairobi in 2000, at the ICC KnockOut Trophy. He illustrated his budding in his second ODI which was in opposition to the Australians where he scored a fast fire 84 off 82 balls beside a quality rapidity harass consisting of Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee and Jason Gillespie. Conversely, after a lean run of type, he was plunged for the one-dayers in opposition to Australia in India in early 2001, but returned presently in the year and helped India win a game in Sri Lanka with an unbeaten 98.
One of his most outstanding innings was a partnership with Mohammad Kaif in the NatWest Series final in opposition to England in July 2002 which led India to triumph. He was elected for and symbolized India at the 2003 Cricket World Cup. He attained his first century in his fourth period with the Indian side in opposition to Bangladesh in 2003. After that he also scored hundreds in opposition to Zimbabwe and Australia, including a 139 off 119 balls at the Sydney Cricket Ground. In the Indian Oil Cup 2005, he made 110 (off 114 balls) (his third century) and an vital partnership worth 165 runs with Mohammad Kaif, to become the man of the match in opposition to West Indies in the last contest of the round robin group. After getting his century, he attracted interest by angry gestures to the Indian dressing room, which was hypothesized to be due to his clashes with squad management - Greg Chappell had been allotted as the new Indian coach and he had analyzed Yuvraj. He afterward praised Chappell's systems.
Yuvraj had a superior run of form behind schedule in 2005 and early in 2006, in the ODI format of the sport. He was named as the man of the series in three successive series, in opposition to South Africa (joint with Graeme Smith), and then in opposition to Pakistan and England, in which he scored three centuries and four half-centuries in fifteen contests, which thrusted him into the top ten of the ICC ODI batting grades. Throughout the Pakistan tour, at times when captain and Vice-captain Rahul Dravid and Virender Sehwag were missing, Yuvraj was the on-field captain, demonstrating that he may be seen as a budding captain. In the next chain in the West Indies, Yuvraj hit two fifties in four games, even although India lost the series 4-1. His show was renowned with his short listing by the ICC as one of four contenders for the Internation One Day player of the year reward.
Yuvraj missed the first fixture in the sequence after that, the tri-series in opposition to Australia and West Indies in Kuala Lumpur, due to poor health and after deteriorating to reach double figures in the subsequent two games, was axed for Mohammed Kaif in the final group game. He proved signs of recurring to form in the Champions Trophy, striking a restrained unbeaten 27 to direct India to triumph in opposition to England in the opening game after he was recalled in place of Kaif, but a knee injury forced him out of the last group game. He consequently missed the trip of South Africa and was in doubt for the 2007 Cricket World Cup, but made a quicker than expected resurgence to play in the ODI succession in opposition to the West Indies in India in January 2007. He smack a fluent 95* from 83 balls in India's final game in opposition to Sri Lanka before bearing to the World Cup.
At the World Cup, Yuvraj only supervised one fifty against a lowly Bermuda and by the side of with rest of the group, was criticized for India's first-round depart. On the other hand, Yuvraj kept his position in the side for the tours of Bangladesh and Ireland in 2007.
In September 2007, he was named as the ODI vice captain of Mahendra Singh Dhoni after the acquiescence of Rahul Dravid. He then scored 121 in a losing cause in India's One-day International run defeat at the hands of Australia before enjoying a revisit to structure as India beat Pakistan 3-2 on home soil in November 2007 and he was named Man of the succession. In the five matches, he scored four half-centuries, even though he was fined after showing dispute in the final contest in Jaipur.
In November 2008, he punch 138* from 78 balls in opposition to England at Rajkot, taking 64 balls to achieve his century, which at the time was the second longest by an Indian in ODIs, after Mohammad Azharuddin's century in 1988 in opposition to New Zealand came off 62 balls. After reaching 50 from 42 balls, he added a more 88 in the next 36 balls. He did so in spite of straining his back, which demanded the use of Gautam Gambhir as a runner. This was chased by 118 from 122 balls and a 4/28�all his wickets being whiz batsmen�in the next game in Indore, earning him two successive man of the match awards. In the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, in India's match in opposition to Ireland, he became the first player to take 5 Wickets and attain 50 runs in a World Cup game. He took his 100th ODI wicket, with the dismissal of Wesley Barresi in the 2011 World Cup match in opposition to the Netherlands. In the ICC World Cup 2011, he won the Man of the Match award four times, which is joint most excellent with Sri Lanka's Aravinda de Silva (1996) and South Africa's Lance Klusener (1999). Yuvraj had an astounding World Cup scoring 362 runs at a standard of 90.50 and taking 15 wickets at 25.13 runs each. He was therefore declared the Man of the Tournament in the World Cup.
Remarkable AchievementsEssentially Yuvraj is a Left Handed batsman and frequently he bowls as a Left Arm Orthodox Spinner. He is considered to price better as a batsman facing Spin Bowlers in association to Fast Bowlers. Yuvraj is also said to be one of the proficient fielders the Indian Cricket squad has got, and according to a study he was the 4th ranked fielder in the world in conditions of having highest number of achieved run-outs in One Day International (ODI) Cricket matches among 1999 and 2005. In the 131 ODI matches he played through the tenure, Yuvraj as a fielder made 21 run-outs doable.
Overall PerformanceIn his overall Test Cricket profession till April 2009, Yuvraj Singh has played 28 Test matches in which he has attained 1387 runs including 3 centuries and 6 half-centuries, with a standard of 35.56 runs and a maximum score of 169 runs. He has managed to snatch 7 wickets giving away 316 runs with a standard of 45.14 runs in these contests.
As much as his One Day International (ODI) Cricket career is apprehensive, he has played 232 ODI matches till April 2009 and has achieved 6850 runs as well as 11 centuries and 40 half-centuries with a standard of 37.43 runs and a maximum attain of 139 runs. In these matches, he took 72 wickets and gave away 2849 runs with a standard of 39.56 runs.
Yuvraj Singh is the skipper of the Kings XI Punjab squad of the Indian Premier League 2009, and in a game in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders played on 21st of April 2009 at Durban; he scored 38 runs off 28 balls, even though he couldn't get his squad the conquest in the game, as Kolkata Knight Riders won by 11 runs.
Commercial InterestsYuvraj was marked by Microsoft to be a brand representative for the Xbox 360 video game soothe when it was initiated in India in 2006. He appeared in commercials for the console flanking Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar. System masters' cricket video sport Brian Lara International Cricket 2007, was released with his support in India, titled "Yuvraj Singh International Cricket 2007".The Bollywood animated film, Jumbo aspects cricketer Yuvraj Singh's influence thus starting his profession in Bollywood. The forthcoming animated full length characteristic film skipper India facets Yuvraj Singh as the chief protagonist.
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