YUVRAJ SINGH

  • Yuvraj Singh, Gurkeerat Mann fifties helps Punjab enter Hazare semis 6 days ago

    Vadodara: Delightful half-centuries from Yuvraj Singh and Gurkeerat Singh Mann helped Punjab outplay Railways by 5 wickets and enter the Vijay Harzare one-day tournament semi-finals on Friday. Chasing 243 at the Motibagh Cricket Ground, the Harbhajan Singh-led rode a 75-run fourth-wicket partnership between Yuvraj (56) and Gurkeerat (56 not out) to...
  • Looking to make a comeback, World Cup hopes alive: Yuvraj Singh November 15, 2014

    Out-of-favour batsman Yuvraj Singh vows to make a quick comeback to the Indian team and said he is very much looking forward to play in the 2015 World Cup. Yuvraj, who last played for India in a T20 international in April 2014, said: "I am playing domestic cricket and hope to...
  • Yuvraj Singh joins hands with Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association November 11, 2014

    Bilaspur: India batsman Yuvraj Singh on Tuesday officially launched his Centre of Excellence (YSCE) in association with the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association. Surrounded by waters of Gobind Sagar reservoir, Luhnu cricket stadium offers a perfect setting for first class matches and training camps. Speaking on the occasion, Yuvraj said, "I am thrilled...
  • Vijay Hazare: Mandeep Singh scores ton as Punjab beat Jammu and Kashmir November 10, 2014

    Bilaspur: Mandeep Singh struck 103 as Punjab successfully chased down a victory target of 228 set by Jammu and kashmir to keep their hopes in the north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy alive. Batting first, Jammu and Kashmir scored 227 in 49.3 overs with wicketkeeper-batsman Adil Rishi scoring 67...
  • Vijay Hazare: Yuvraj Singh fails as Punjab lose to Haryana November 6, 2014

    Nadaun: Out-of-favour Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh failed to make it count for Punjab as the Harbhajan Singh-led side lost to Haryana by 3 wickets in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium on Thursday. Put into bat, the much fancied Punjab rode Mandeep Singh's 86 to muster...
  • Chappell wanted to get rid of Sehwag, Yuvraj along with Ganguly: Harbhajan November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar's claims of Greg Chappell being a dictatorial coach seem to have opened a Pandora's box with his then teammate and senior offspinner Harbhajan Singh saying that some players in the side provided "selective misinformation" to the Australian in a phase which "temporarily destroyed Indian cricket". "Chappell destroyed...
  • I may never play for India again: Yuvraj Singh October 29, 2014

    Yuvraj Singh has admitted he might have played his last match for India. Declared 'Man of the Series' in 2011 World Cup, it has been tough for Yuvraj to return to his best following a life-threatening battle with lung cancer, and he has been more out than in the national...
  • Will captaincy weigh on just back-in-form Virat Kohli? October 28, 2014

    Once again Virat Kohli is at the helm of Team India. Once again he will be under the 'captaincy' pressure. And once again it will be a test for India's first-in-line to throne to sustain his recently-gained form against the West Indies after a long lean slump. India decided to rest...
  • Dhoni doing a good job but my favourite captain is Ganguly: Yuvraj Singh October 25, 2014

    Out of form and striving for a comeback to India's ODI set-up, Yuvraj Singh says he 'flourished' the most under Sourav Ganguly who is also his favourite among the captain's he played under. Talking to The Indian Express at the Idea Exchange event, Yuvraj touched subjects on and off the field,...
  • Duleep Trophy: Gambhir hits ton, North Zone short of Central's first innings score October 24, 2014

    Mohali: Skipper Gautam Gambhir's 37th first-class century might have made his case stronger for an India comeback but his knock could not help North Zone overhaul Central Zone's imposing first innings score on Day 3 of the four-day Duleep Trophy semi-final on Friday. Responding to Central's first innings score of 538,...
  • Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag won't feature in 2015 World Cup: Ganguly October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Former captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday ruled out Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh's chances of staging a comeback to the Indian team for next year's ODI World Cup. "It will be difficult for Sehwag and Yuvraj to play in this World Cup. Because World Cup is so near and...
  • Assembly elections: Yuvraj Singh to campaign for BJP in Haryana September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party has roped in cricketer Yuvraj Singh as its star campaigner for the Assembly elections in Haryana. BJP chief Amit Shah met the ace cricketer earlier in the day. Haryana goes to polls on October 15. This election is crucial for BJP as it wants to...
  • Usain Bolt wows Bangalore crowd in cricket contest with Yuvraj Singh September 3, 2014

    Bangalore: Sprint superstar Usain Bolt on Tuesday wowed his Indian fans in his trademark style in a brief exhibition cricket contest against Yuvraj Singh in his maiden trip to the country. Bolt showcased his cricketing talent in front of an enthusiastic 6000odd crowd who turned up at the Chinnaswamy Stadium to...
  • Usain Bolt's father stopped him from becoming a cricketer September 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Sprint superstar Usain Bolt said on Tuesday he wanted to play cricket for Jamaica as a youngster but his father convinced him to take up track and field instead. Bolt, the world's fastest man, could have followed in the footsteps of Jamaican speedsters Michael Holding and Courtney Walsh, who struck...
  • Bolt to take on Yuvraj Singh in cricket battle September 2, 2014

    Usain Bolt and Yuvraj Singh will battle it out in a sevenaside exhibition cricket match as part of Puma's promotional activity. ...
  • Usain Bolt to take on Yuvraj Singh in cricket battle August 31, 2014

    Bangalore: The fastest runner on the planet Usain Bolt and India's 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh will battle it out in a sevenaside exhibition cricket match here on Tuesday as part of Puma's promotional activity. According to a media release on Saturday, the contest will be fouroveraside to be played...
  • Usain Bolt to make maiden India visit August 26, 2014

    Bangalore: Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt will make his maiden visit to India early next month, not to race but to compete in a cricket faceoff against India discard Yuvraj Singh here. Both the Puma ambassadors are coming together for the event on September 2, organised by the sportswear giants at...
  • Chandigarh: Former cricketer Yograj Singh arrested in brawl case, granted bail August 25, 2014

    Chandigarh: Former Test cricketer Yograj Singh, who is father of Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh, was arrested along with three others on Monday in a brawl case over a car parking issue, police said. The cricketerturnedactor was arrested from Panchkula after a case under various sections of the IPC, including trespassing...
  • Police detain Yuvraj Singh's father over car parking scuffle in Panchkula August 25, 2014

    Panchkula (Haryana): Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj Singh was detained by police on Monday in Panchkula. Yograj Singh was reportedly detained under Indian Penal Code 323 the section applies to instances of voluntarily causing hurt after he got into a scuffle over car parking. This is not Yograj Singh's first brush with...
  • Abhishek Bachchan wants to do a biopic on Yuvraj Singh July 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Abhishek Bachchan says if he gets an opportunity, he would love to do a biopic on cricketer Yuvraj Singh, whose career graph and fighting spirit as a cancer survivor, the actor believes, can make for an inspiration tale. The 38yearold was present at a press conference here to introduce his...
  • Would love to do Yuvraj Singh biopic: Abhishek Bachchan July 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Abhishek Bachchan says if he gets an opportunity, he would love to do a biopic on cricketer Yuvraj Singh, whose career graph and fighting spirit as a cancer survivor, the actor believes, can make for an inspiration tale. The 38yearold was present at a press conference here to introduce his...
  • Finch's blistering knock takes Tendulkarled MCC XI to victory July 5, 2014

    Australia's Aaron Finch made a dashing 181 not out as MCC beat the Rest of the World by seven wickets in a oneday match celebrating the bicentenary of Lord's Cricket Ground on Saturday. Set 294 to win, MCC finished on 296 for three with 25 balls to spare. Australia oneday specialist Finch...
  • IPL 7: Chennai thrash Bangalore to end threematch losing streak May 24, 2014

    Faf du Plessis scored a fifty and had a 75run partnership with MS Dhoni (49*) to take Chennai Super Kings to an eightwicket win over hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore, which boosted CSK's hopes of finishing second on the table. Chasing a modest target of 154 set by RCB, largely due to...
  • Glenn Maxwell the undisputed king of most scintillating IPL7 knocks May 18, 2014

    In the Twenty20 format, it's always the batting performances that bag a fair share of the interest, and in this editon of the IPL, the story has been the same. With the tournament entering its last lap, the top batsmen have already warmed up and now aim to finish on...
  • IPL 7, Week4 Review: Seven days of India discards, Delhi shamed May 17, 2014

    India saw sweeping changes on its political stage during the twoday 'Counting Day' break in IPL 7, and a few of the teams, sitting in their Maharaja suites, will hope to do a Narendra Modi in the last phase of the seventh season. The league stage will culminate and the playoffs...
  • Yuvraj can be India's matchwinner at 2015 World Cup: Muralitharan May 14, 2014

    Bangalore: All praise for Yuvraj Singh after his hurricane matchwinning knock against Delhi Daredevils in an IPL match here, Royal Challengers Bangalore's veteran spinner Muttiah Muralitharan said the lefthander still has it in him to be India's matchwinner in the ODI World Cup next year. After an indifferent run so far,...