Yuvraj Singh is an all-rounder from India. He also plays for Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League. On 16 Feb 2015, Delhi Daredevils bought Yuvraj Singh at a whopping Rs 16 crore ($2.67 million), making him IPL's costliest buy.
Yuvraj Singh was the player of the tournament in ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.
Indian Premier League
Yuvraj Singh is a key player from India in the Indian Premier League. He led Kings XI Punjab in 2008 and 2009. In 2011, he played for Pune Warriors.
In 2014, Yuvraj Singh was the most expensive buy of the IPL player auction. Royal Challengers Bangalore paid Rs 14 crore for Yuvraj Singh. After a not-so impressive season, Yuvraj Singh was released by the franchise.
In 2015, Yuvraj Singh was purchased by Delhi Daredevils at Rs 16 crore ($2.67 million) making him the costliest-ever buy in the Indian Premier League. Speaking after the player auction, Yuvraj Singh said that he is happy to be playing under coach Gary Kirsten, with whom he had earlier played under in the Indian team. Though he was not selected for the Indian squad to play in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Yuvraj Singh was actively sought out for in the player auction at IPL 2015.
Yuvraj Singh started off the Ranji season with three successive centuries. Despite his impressive form in the Indian domestic cricket, the Indian selectors have ignored him for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
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- On 25 February 2016, Yuvraj Singh became the fourth Indian batsman to score over 1000 runs in Twenty20 Internationals. He reached the milestone in the first match of the Asia Cup 2016 against Bangladesh.
Yuvraj Singh said that India could retain the World Championship title at the 2015 World Cup. He inaugurates a cricket academy at ITM University in Gwalior. 16 Mar 2015