Yuvraj

  • IPL 7: Make-or-break time for Yuvraj Singh 15-04-2014 09:01 AM

    Subjected to global censure for his failure in the ICC World Twenty20 final, India's World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh is under immense pressure to perform in the Indian Premier League (IPL) - on which may also hinge his chances of playing the 2015 World Cup. Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat...
  • We are going to start 'Gangnam' together with Yuvi: Gayle 14-04-2014 10:19 PM

    Bangalore: West Indian batsman Chris Gayle on Monday said that he was looking forward to play along with the likes of Yuvraj Singh in Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the IPL which begins in the UAE on Wednesday. "Yeah, looking forward to be with some international stars. Well Yuvi is...
  • IPL 7: RCB's hopes rest on top-heavy batting 14-04-2014 11:50 AM

    Home to some of the most destructive modern-day cricketers, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have never been shy of spending money at the players' auction and have bagged the most sought after talents in their line-up throughout the previous six editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The franchise is...
  • Yuvraj did not deserve this unwarranted criticism: Pietersen 09-04-2014 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: Once labelled a 'pie-chucker' by Kevin Pietersen, beleaguered Yuvraj Singh has found support from the maverick batsman, who says the India left-hander is at the receiving end of "unwarranted criticism" following his scratchy knock in the World T20 final. Yuvraj's 21-ball 11 sucked the momentum out of India's...
  • India's greatest match-winner Yuvraj still worth crores: Gambhir 08-04-2014 07:39 PM

    New Delhi: Senior opener Gautam Gambhir says "had there been an IPL auction, he would have still gone" for Yuvraj Singh and called him India's "greatest match-winner" in limited overs cricket. "I don't think any cricketer has criticised Yuvraj. It is the media which has attacked him and we need...
  • Varun Dhawan, Amitabh Bachchan and others rally behind a heartbroken Yuvraj Singh 08-04-2014 03:31 PM

    New Delhi: As Yuvraj Singh faces public ire for his poor showing in the lost World T20 finals against Sri Lanka, many of his fans and Bollywood have rallied behind the beleaguered batsman. Yuvraj's 21-ball 11 sucked the momentum out of India's innings on Sunday and some unruly fans pelted...
  • Yuvraj can be criticised, but not crucified: Tendulkar 07-04-2014 09:18 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar on Monday stood firmly behind a beleagured Yuvraj Singh, saying that the talented left-hander "is down but far from being out" and backed him to make it to the 2015 World Cup squad. Tendulkar, who has always been a mentor to Yuvraj had soothing took to...
  • One defeat ruins India's World Twenty20 title dreams 07-04-2014 08:32 PM

    Understandably, there is a hue and cry over India's loss in the finals of World T20 against Sri Lanka in Dhaka. What's more, Yuvraj Singh is now deemed the villain. How fickle are we, the fans! Yuvraj was the toast of the nation three years ago when he won the...
  • Virat Kohli - not just a run-monger 07-04-2014 12:39 PM

    India played two finals at the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 on Sunday - one that featured Virat Kohli and the other that the rest of his team-mates played. The Man of the Tournament was on a different planet - not finding any demons in the track or any riddles in...
  • World T20: Don't blame Yuvraj Singh, SL were brilliant in death overs 07-04-2014 11:22 AM

    Yuvraj Singh, who struggled for his 11 runs off 21 balls in the ICC World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka on Sunday should not be singled out for India's loss in the final. Definitely Yuvraj looked out of sorts but after he was dismissed on the first ball of the...
  • Don't be so bitter about one bad day: Harbhajan on Yuvraj 07-04-2014 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: Facing a barrage of criticism for his slow batting in the lost World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka, Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh found support from his teammate and close friend Harbhajan Singh, who urged fans to not be bitter about just "one bad day". "Shocking to c every1...
  • One failure can't belittle Yuvraj Singh's India job 07-04-2014 10:19 AM

    Easier said "success and failure are part of sport and sportspersons," but when failure hits, the statement becomes as good as just an adage, and contributions of the past fall prey to short memory. What Yuvraj Singh experienced on the evening of April 2, 2011, and three years later on...
  • Yuvraj Singh should not be singled out, says father Yograj 07-04-2014 08:39 AM

    Chandigarh: Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj came out in defence of his son, saying the left-handed batsman, who struggled for his 11 runs off 21 balls, should not be singled out for India's loss in the ICC World T20 final. "Yuvraj should not be singled out," Yograj said when asked if...
  • Stones pelted at Yuvraj Singh's house in Chandigarh 07-04-2014 08:26 AM

    Soon after Team India's defeat in World T20 final against Sri Lanka, security was beefed up around the house of Yuvraj Singh in Chandigarh on Sunday night. If reports are to be believed, the angry fans showered their frustration with stones. Yuvraj, who scored a struggling 21-ball 11, not only...
  • MS Dhoni defends underfire Yuvraj Singh, says he tried his best 07-04-2014 12:08 AM

    Mirpur: Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday did not sound convincing as he desperately tried to defend Yuvraj Singh whose painstaking 21-ball 11 put paid to India's hopes of a historic treble. India's quest ended in heartbreak as a gutsy Sri Lanka produced a clinical display to win their maiden...
  • World T20 Final: SL limit India to 130/4 despite Kohli blitz 06-04-2014 08:48 PM

    Sri Lanka dropped Virat Kohli when he was on 11 but then conceded just 19 off the last four overs to compensate for the 66 Kohli scored more. That and Yuvraj Singh's struggling 11 off 21 balls limited India to a below-par 130 for 4 in the ICC World Twenty20...
  • World T20 Final: India aim at a treble against jinxed Sri Lanka 06-04-2014 08:21 AM

    Familiarity counts for nothing when pride and prize are at stake in equal measure. Not many are risking a guess for this one. The 2014 ICC World Twenty20 final is placed on a knife's edge, even before it begins. There have been 19 tournament finals contested between India and Sri...
  • WT20 semi-final: India on a roll but South Africa a tough nut 04-04-2014 09:02 AM

    After rain played spoilsport in the first semi-final of the ICC World Twenty20 2014 and threatening to ruin the second where India take on South Africa on Friday, the weathermen in Mirpur have forecast another strong thunderstorm in the evening on April 4. But India, who have been on a...
  • Team India says Yuvraj Singh fit for World T20 semi-final 03-04-2014 05:16 PM

    India received a boost ahead of Friday's World Twenty20 semi-final against South Africa when Yuvraj Singh was declared fit following an ankle injury, an official said. The dashing left-handed batsman hurt his left ankle while playing football with team-mates on Wednesday, but the Indian squad's media manager R.N. Baba said...
  • Injured Yuvraj rested from India's practice session 02-04-2014 04:46 PM

    Mirpur: The left ankle injury during Wednesday's barefoot football match on Tuesday forced senior India batsman Yuvraj Singh to opt out of the team training session. Yuvraj sustained the injury during the team's customary football session at the BCB Academy in Mirpur. Later, he was seen limping with his left...
  • Injury scare for Yuvraj Singh ahead of WT20 semi-final 02-04-2014 10:14 AM

    Mirpur: Football remained pretty much a part of Indian cricketers' training stints but what was unusual on Tuesday was that they played barefoot, the hour-long leisurely session reflecting the team's new-found confidence following its qualification to the World Twenty20 semi-finals. It however left veteran Yuvraj Singh with a crepe bandage...
  • World T20: Yuvraj Singh's return to form gladdens Indian hearts 31-03-2014 09:02 AM

    Well, that's how you shut the door on your critics. The swashbuckling Yuvraj Singh, who was going through a lean patch and attracted a lot of criticism over his lack of form at the ICC World Twenty20, made a stunning comeback with a 43-ball 60 to contribute in India's convincing...
  • World T20: MS Dhoni pleased to see Yuvraj back among runs 30-03-2014 10:56 PM

    Mirpur: Yuvraj Singh's return to form was the biggest positive for the Indian team ahead of knockout stage of the World Twenty20, according to skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Yuvraj roared back to form with a 60-run knock. His strokeful 43-ball innings set up the 73-run victory over Australia as India...
  • World T20: India trounce Australia by 73 runs to enter semis unbeaten 30-03-2014 10:08 PM

    The Indian juggernaut steamrolled Australia on Sunday amid bizarre scenes as the Aussies adopted a hit-or-perish approach to their chase of India's 159 for 7, which saw them getting bowled out for just 86. The 73-run win, India's fourth in a row, meant India will enter the semi-finals unbeaten as...
  • Spinners, batting continue to shine for India at WT20 28-03-2014 11:58 PM

    India are through to the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 riding on a magnificent eight wicket victory over the hosts Bangladesh in Dhaka on Friday, courtesy yet another dominating performance by their spinners, led by Amit Mishra. And once again Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli led the batting department with...
  • India eye Bangladesh scalp to enter World T20 semis after 7 years 27-03-2014 09:14 PM

    While events back home will be difficult to ignore, Team India needs to have its focus firmly on the field as a win against hosts Bangladesh on Friday will assure MS Dhoni & Co of a place in the semi-finals of the ICC World Twenty20. The Supreme Court made some...
  • Matter of one innings before Yuvraj gets back to form, says Rohit 27-03-2014 05:30 PM

    Mirpur: Indian batsman Rohit Sharma on Thursday stood firmly behind his out-of-form colleague Yuvraj Singh, expecting him to play that elusive innings against Bangladesh on Friday, which will get him back to form. "As far as Yuvraj is concerned, it's a matter of just one innings. If one innings goes...
  • Yuvraj Singh's return to form can make India invincible at World T20 26-03-2014 11:56 AM

    The man who was central to India's World Cup triumph in 2011 is finding it hard to get going in Bangladesh. After being thrown a rope by the selectors, Yuvraj Singh is yet to hit the ground running at the ICC World Twenty20. Returning to the side after being ignored...
  • Dhoni backs Yuvraj to come good in remaining matches 24-03-2014 11:33 AM

    Mirpur: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday expressed confidence that out-of-form Yuvraj Singh will come good in the remaining matches of the World Twenty20 but admitted that he is "under pressure and not in great touch". "Yuvraj is one of the best players of T20 but yes you can...