Yuvraj held a press conference in Mumbai where he announced his decision to hang his boots from all formats of the game. He Played 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20 Internationals for India from 2000 to 2019. How Well You Know About Yuvraj, let us find out!
1 Where Was 2000 Under-19 World Cup Held?
- South Africa
Yuvraj was named player of the tournament, while South Africa's Graeme Smith was the leading run-scorer and Pakistan's Zahid Saeed was the leading wicket-taker.
2 How many overs did Yuvraj Bowled in his International Debut?
Yuvraj bowled four overs conceding 16 runs but did not get to bat
3 In the quarterfinal match against Australia, Yuvraj won the man of the match for his innings of 84 out of 80 balls. After the Fall of whose wicket, Yuvraj came out to bat?
- Sachin Tendulkar
- Vinod Kambli
- Rahul Dravid
- Sourav Ganguly
India were 90 for 3 in 18.4 Overs, when he comes out to bat. When he departs as 8th wicket, India were 239 for 8 in 46.4 Overs. India added 26 more runs in next 20 balls and reached a safe total of 265 for 9. Australia only managed to score 245.
4 Natwest Final of 2002 is an evergreen Memory for all Indian Fans. Chasing 326, India were 146/5. From there, Kaif and Yuvraj joined and started the rescue, which finally turned out to be a classic. How Much Runs did Yuvraj-Kaif Partnership Scored?
The sublime drive off Andrew Flintoff through covers and slog-sweep against Ashley Giles will still give you goosebumps.
5 In 2002 Champions Trophy Semifinal, he showcased his athletic fielding against South Africa. In that match he took three catches, out of which two were absolute stunners. Who was his first victim in the match?
- Johnty Rhodes
- Mark Boucher
- Graeme Smith
- Lance Klusener
The Full length Dive to pluck his sharp catch is one of the beautiful pictures of Indian Fielding
6 Yuvraj Scored his Maiden ODI hundred against which team?
Yuvraj scored 102* from 85 balls against Bangladesh at Dhaka on 11 April 2003.
7 Yuvraj Singh played for a English County Team in 2003. Which was the Team?
He is the second Indian to play for Yorkshire after Sachin Tendulkar. His season included a couple of bright knocks, most notably a 71 off 37 in a Twenty20 game against Leicestershire.
8 He Scored his maiden Test Hundred against Pakistan at Lahore. How much runs did he scored in that innings?
1900 runs in 40 Tests (62 innings) at an average of 33.92 with just three hundreds and 11 fifties is not a big record in tests. But this early knock in his career was special. He Scored 112 off 129 balls, including 15 Fours and 2 Sixes.
9 Yuvraj holds the record for Fastest Fifty in International T20. It came against England at Durban in 2007, where he scored 6 sixes off Stuart Broad's Over. What was Yuvraj's Strike Rate in that match?
In his 14 minute span, he scored 58 off 16 balls which includes 3 fours and 7 sixes.
10 Yuvraj scored a crucial 70 off 30 balls against Australia in 2007 T20 World Cup Semi final. On his way to 70, he flicked a huge six off Brett Lee. How much distance that famous six covered?
His innings took India to 188, securing India's place in the final following a brilliant bowling performance.
11 "For the first time in my life there have been claps in a press conference. I am sure this is a special moment for me, guys." After which match Yuvraj Made this interesting statement?
- After winning the Man Of The Series in 2011 World Cup
- Retirement Speech
- After Beating Australia in 2011 World Cup Quarter Finals
- After His Cancer Treatment
After Beating Australia in 2011 World Cup Quarter Finals
Australia’s 12-year monopolisation of the World Cup was ended by Yuvraj's 57 off 65 balls in Ahmedabad. With 70 odd runs to win, a partnership between Yuvraj and Raina helped India to defeat the defending champions.
12 January 19,2017. What is the importance of this date in Yuvraj's Career?
- Highest Bid In IPL
- Selected To 2017 Champions Trophy Squad
- Became Capatin of Punjab Ranji Team
- Scored His Highest ODI Score
Scored His Highest ODI Score
Yuvraj Scored his 150 off 127 balls against England at Cuttack. His Innings included 21 fours and 3 sixes. This Was Yuvraj's last International Century. He, along with Dhoni made 256 runs for 4th wicket. Both literally produced a sequel for the ages.