YUVRAJ SINGH

  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 8, Day 3 18 hours 29 minutes ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Round-up: Seen as a future India Test regular, Young Lokesh Rahul on Friday cracked a memorable triple century - the first from Karnataka to achieve the feat in Ranji Trophy as well as first-class cricket - guiding his...
  • Yuvraj Singh to play for MCC in Emirates T20 tournament 2 days ago

    London: India discard Yuvraj Singh will play for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in the Emirates Twenty20 tournament in Dubai on March 20. The Indian batsman has been named as the final member of the squad for the annual competition which this year also features Lancashire, Yorkshire and Sussex. Lancashire will take on...
  • Answered! Why is Stuart Binny in India's World Cup squad? January 16, 2015

    Why is Stuart Binny in India's World Cup squad? The answer to this most-asked question over the past fortnight is here. Binny's name in BCCI's final 15 for its World Cup defence made as much noise as Yuvraj Singh's exclusion. For some, Robin Uthappa would have been a better choice, but...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 6, Day 3 January 15, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Roundup: Bengal were in a slightly advantageous position as they got rid of the Jammu and Kashmir top order on the second day of their Ranji trophy match at the Eden Gardens. Responding to Bengal's first innings score of...
  • ICC World Cup 2015 squads: Big players who have been left out January 11, 2015

    With just 33 days left to the opening game of the 11th ICC World Cup, all 14 teams have submitted their final squads with the ICC with Australia and West Indies rounding off a week of anticipation that left some of the big names biting the dust. Leading the list of...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 5, Day 4 January 8, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Wicketkeeper Naman Ojha and captain Devendra Bundela cracked hundreds each to help Madhya Pradesh take the crucial first innings lead over Mumbai. Punjab were fighting with their back to the wall against a fine bowling by Rajasthan, who...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Punjab in dire straits against Rajasthan January 7, 2015

    Jaipur: Punjab were fighting with their back to the wall against a fine bowling by Rajasthan, who had the visitors reeling at 85 for three in their second innings after asking them to follow on in their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium here...
  • Yuvraj is a tough guy, WC omission won't affect him: Yograj Singh January 7, 2015

    Chandigarh: His son and hero of the 2011 cricket World Cup may have been ignored for the next month's mega event, but cricketer-turned-actor Yograj Singh on Wednesday said the development has not affected Yuvraj Singh's spirits as he is a tough guy who does not melt like snow and exuded...
  • Yuvraj or no Yuvraj, it's time to back Team India's World Cup defence January 7, 2015

    India's World Cup squad announcement turned into 'Campaign Yuvraj' 48 hours before the selection meeting, with emotional fans shouting their lungs off for his return and the media hinging that unlikely comeback on Ravindra Jadeja's injury and Yuvi's hat-trick of first-class centuries for Punjab in the Ranji Trophy. But Sandeep...
  • No comebacks for Yuvraj, Sehwag and other 2011 World Cup heroes January 7, 2015

    In a clear sign of looking ahead and showing no interest in putting the clock back, the national selection panel led by Sandeep Patil on Tuesday dashed the frail comeback hopes of Player of 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh, by ignoring him for the elite tournament. Media reports have speculated that...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Rajasthan in driver's seat against Punjab January 6, 2015

    Jaipur: Puneet Yadav (90) missed out on a hundred for Rajasthan but the hosts were firmly in the driver's seat after reducing Punjab to 140 for five on Day 2. Gurkeerat Maan (70 not out) was rock solid from one end but the visitors are still 393 runs behind as paceman...
  • India's World Cup Squad: No Yuvraj; Jadeja, Axar, Binny make the cut January 6, 2015

    Axar Patel's World Cup dream came true on Tuesday as he was named in India's 15-man squad for their title defence in Australia and New Zealand in February-March this year, while Yuvraj Singh was overlooked and Ravindra Jadeja was selected pending fitness from his shoulder injury. Yuvraj, who was considered to...
  • Who will be in, who out as selectors meet to pick India's World Cup squad January 6, 2015

    A race is not for the swift and a battle is not for the strong, yet time and chance happens to them all. Fate's hand falls suddenly; who knows when it falls? That's probably an apt phrase for Yuvraj Singh at the moment as we are never short of drama when...
  • Yuvraj Singh unlikely for 2015 World Cup squad: Sources January 5, 2015

    Sources have told CNN-IBN that though Yuvraj's name could come up for discussion at the selection meeting on Tuesday, the southpaw won't make it to India's final squad of 15 for the World Cup. ...
  • Yuvraj Singh may still play the World Cup January 5, 2015

    If you ask a cricket fan whether Yuvraj Singh should play the World Cup, emotions will coax him into a 'Yes', while the brain would say 'let performance be the benchmark.' But there is a third aspect, which is governed from upstairs - Destiny. Yuvraj - the Man of the Series...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 4, Day 4 December 31, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Gujarat were on the brink of a defeat against Delhi thanks to left-arm spinner Varun Sood's exploits in both the innings of their Ranji Trophy match, while S Badrinath cracked 152 to help Vidarbha set a 405-run target for Rajasthan. Varun's four...
  • Harbhajan, Yuvraj refuse to comment on Dhoni's retirement December 30, 2014

    Rajkot: Former India offspinner Harbhajan Singh and his Punjab team-mate Yuvraj Singh, both axed from the national team, on Tuesday offered no reaction on the India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's retirement from Test cricket. "I will not say anything as I have nothing to say," said Harbhajan. His teammate Yuvraj Singh was...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 4, Day 3 December 30, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Mandeep Singh (235), Yuvraj Singh (182) and Gurkeerat Singh (101) powered Punjab to 659 for seven declared during their Ranji Trophy match against Saurashtra in Rajkot while centuries from Virender Sehwag (105) and Unmukt Chand helped Delhi reach 425 for...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Yuvraj hits third successive ton, double for Mandeep December 29, 2014

    Rajkot: Out-of-favour India batsman Yuvraj Singh on Monday completed a hat-trick of centuries in the ongoing Ranji season before Mandeep Singh hit a double ton, which guided Punjab to a formidable 659 for 7. Resuming the second day on overnight 327 for 3 with Mandeep batting on 154 and Yuvraj five...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Yuvraj Singh on the verge of 3rd successive ton December 28, 2014

    Rajkot: Mandeep Singh struck his maiden century of this Ranji Trophy season while Yuvraj Singh was nearing his third successive ton as Punjab reached 327 for three on Day 1 against Saurashtra on Sunday. Yuvraj was batting on 95 alongside Mandeep, who was on 154 off 228 balls. Medium pacer Sudeep...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 3 December 23, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Medium pacer Shardul Thakur took six wickets to help Mumbai bowl out Uttar Pradesh for 206 in their first innings on the second day of the Ranji Trophy match at the Green Park stadium in Kanpur on Monday while Yuvraj...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 3: Yuvraj Singh ton gives Punjab upperhand against Maharashtra December 22, 2014

    Pune: On a day when he was dropped from the BCCI's graded retainership, Yuvraj Singh came to his own as he blasted Maharashtra attack into submission with an attractive 136 to guide Punjab to a commanding position in a Ranji Trophy cricket match on Monday. The veteran India discard hit 25...
  • Bhuvneshwar given Grade A contract, Yuvraj denied despite Ranji ton December 22, 2014

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Monday announced a list of 32 contracted players for the year 2014-15. The list is divided into three categories as was the case in previous years with no major changes except the expected exclusion of the seniors who have also been left...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 2 December 22, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) All-rounder Parvez Rasool struck an unbeaten half-century as Jammu and Kashmir put up a decent batting performance to reach 266 for six in their first innings of the Ranji Trophy Group A match against Baroda on Sunday. In another match, in...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 2, Day 4 December 17, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the third day. Paceman Sandeep Sharma claimed three wickets in...
  • 123 players retained, 5 traded across teams for IPL 8 December 16, 2014

    A total of 123 cricketers, including 79 Indians and 44 overseas, were retained by the franchises for the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League. Five Indian cricketers have been traded during the trading window this year. The window for the franchises to extend the player contracts on existing terms for...
  • IPL 8: Ousted from World Cup squad, RCB show their back to Yuvraj Singh December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh, the most expensive player of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has been released by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) while Delhi Daredevils skipper Kevin Pietersen was released along with Dinesh Karthik, Ross Taylor and Murali Vijay, according to media reports. The Vijay Mallya-owned RCB had paid the 33-year-old...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 1: Yuvraj helps Punjab thrash Haryana by 120 runs December 10, 2014

    Patiala: Riding on a brilliant batting show by Indian discard Yuvraj Singh, Punjab thrashed Haryana by 120 runs in the Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Wednesday. Man-of-the-match Yuvraj made it count for the Mandeep Singh-led Punjab by scoring 59 and a brilliant 130 in the first and second...