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IPL 8: Happy to be playing under Gary Kirsten, says Yuvraj Singh

IPL 8: Happy to be playing under Gary Kirsten, says Yuvraj Singh

Bangalore/New Delhi: All-rounder Yuvraj Singh, who on Monday became Indian Premier League's costliest ever buy by going for a whopping Rs 16 crore to Delhi Daredevils, said that he was happy to be playing again under former India coach Gary Kirsten.

"I was sleeping when the auction was going on. I came to know of this only when some guests came to my house and told me about the good news. The best part is, I am going to play under Kirsten. I had my best years under him and hopefully I can repeat that with Delhi," Yuvraj said after he was bought for the record sum at the IPL 8 player auction in Bangalore.

Kirsten, who was present at the auction along with top team officials, said that his franchise had come prepared to go all out bidding for Yuvraj.

Yuvraj carried RCB to victory

Yuvraj SinghBangalore, May 14 - Royal Challengers Bangalore earned themselves a reprieve with a 16- run win over Delhi Daredevils for only their fourth success in 10 matches of the IPL, here Tuesday after rain delayed the start by an hour.

Courtesy a fiery 29-ball 68 not out (1x4, 9x6) by born-again Yuvraj Singh, RCB piled up 186 for four and then survived a strong challenge from the Delhi batsmen before restrict the visitors to 170 for 7.

Don't crucify Yuvraj, Tendulkar pleads

Sachin-TendulkarNew Delhi, April 7 : Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar pleaded with fans not to crucify Yuvraj Singh for his lacklustre performance in the final of the World Twenty20 and warned against writing him off.

Tendulkar wrote on his Facebook page that Yuvraj, who took 21 balls for his 11 runs, had a tough day and should be criticised but should not be written off.

"It is the unpredictable nature of the game that makes cricket such an exciting sport. As cricketers, we always enjoy the applause when we succeed but it is the support and encouragement from fans during tough times that we appreciate the most," said Tendulkar.

Yuvraj Singh has become saint, says father

Yograj-SinghMumbai, June 7 : Yuvraj Singh, glamour boy of Indian cricket, has become a saint after his cancer battle, says his father Yograj Singh, who is proud of his son's new avatar.

"Yuvraj Singh today makes me very proud and I thank god that he gave me such a wonderful son," Yograj told IANS in an exclusive interview.

"I wanted Yuvraj to become a saint champion. A champion who prays and then goes and plays well; he does not spend money on parties and all. Today, after his cancer, Yuvraj is a saint who prays and doesn't need money and cars. He has become an ordinary person," he added.

When luxury meets cause

YouWeCan-Indian-Luxury-ExpoMumbai, April 22 : The second edition of the Indian Luxury Expo will not only showcase the best of the brands, but it will also create awareness among people about cancer through its association with cricketer Yuvraj Singh's Cancer Prevention Foundation, YouWeCan.

The three-day luxury event starts April 26 at the Grand Hyatt here.

Yuvraj's memoir to be auctioned online

Yuvraj-SinghBangalore, March 8 : The first 20 copies of Yuvraj Singh's memoir 'The Test of My Life', which chronicles the cricketer's battle against cancer following the euphoria of the 2011 World Cup, will go up for bid on Collectabillia. com's newly launched auction portal at 9.00 a. m. on Saturday.

Collectabillia, along with Random House, is offering fans an opportunity to own the first 20 autographed copies long before the book hits the stands. Bids open at Rs. 5,000.

The limited edition books will also include a handwritten letter by the Arjuna Awardee and proceeds raised from the week-long auction will be donated to the YouWeCan Foundation.

Yuvraj Singh asks cancer patients to fight disease with courage

Yuvraj Singh asks cancer patients to fight disease with courage Gurgaon, Feb 5 : Recalling his close shave with death, Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh asked cancer victims to fight with disease courageously.

Known as a fighter, Yuvraj recalled his successful battle with cancer on Monday on the occasion of World's Cancer Day.

He asked cancer patents to fight out with strength and courage for their survival.

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh at Diya Diamond Concert in St Andrews, Bandra, Mumbai

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh at Diya Diamond Concert in St Andrews, Bandra, Mumbai

Event :Cricketer Yuvraj Singh at Diya Diamond Concert in St Andrews, Bandra, Mumbai

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh at Diya Diamond Concert in St Andrews, Bandra, Mumbai

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh at Diya Diamond Concert in St Andrews, Bandra, Mumbai

Event :Cricketer Yuvraj Singh at Diya Diamond Concert in St Andrews, Bandra, Mumbai

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh at Diya Diamond Concert in St Andrews, Bandra, Mumbai

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh at Diya Diamond Concert in St Andrews, Bandra, Mumbai

Event :Cricketer Yuvraj Singh at Diya Diamond Concert in St Andrews, Bandra, Mumbai

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh at Diya Diamond Concert in St Andrews, Bandra, Mumbai

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh at Diya Diamond Concert in St Andrews, Bandra, Mumbai

Event :Cricketer Yuvraj Singh at Diya Diamond Concert in St Andrews, Bandra, Mumbai

Yuvraj Singh Foundation auctions memorabilia under Indian Cricket Dundee aegis

Yuvraj Singh Foundation auctions memorabilia under Indian Cricket Dundee aegisLondon, Aug 17 : The Yuvraj Singh Foundation organized an auction of cricket''s famous memorabilia evening under the aegis of the Indian Cricket Dundee, an Indian version of the Barmy Army of cricket followers, at Lord's in London earlier this week.

Members of Indian team were also present during the occasion, including Dhoni and Tendulkar.

Yuvraj will be back soon- Says Sehwag

Yuvraj-SinghYuvraj Singh is not in list to play in the Asia Cup as the selectors found him out-of-form. He is now dealing with some of the tough days in his life. But his teammate Virender Sehwag doesn’t think so.

He will be comeback soon, said the Indian cricket team’s vice-captain Virender Sehwag to the media. He has said that Yuvraj Singh is just a jewel for India and he is a great fan of Yuvraj.

The left-hand batsman and will be soon back in the field after his fitness has been sorted out. Viru has also said that Yuvraj needs to concentrate on his fitness and his game now.

Yuvraj dismissal: warning for youngsters

Yuvraj dismissal: warning for youngstersEven if Yuvraj has managed to get back his form and confirmed that he is fit, the selectors have shown a red signal to him for the upcoming Asia cup. There were several reports in media on his night outs, parties and poor fitness issue.

These have been the main reasons behind Yuvi's dismissal from the final 15-members squad. Selectors have mentioned that the committee has planned to set an example for all cricketers with this judgment.

Security in Chandigarh breached by Yuvraj, VRV Singh

Security in Chandigarh breached by Yuvraj, VRV SinghSome of the Kings XI Punjab players, including all-rounder Yuvraj Singh and pacer V. R. V. Singh, apparently broke the security by going out without informing the police in Chandigarh, the city of their Indian Premier League, where they are supposed to play against Delhi Daredevils.

A stern action for not informing has been taken by the Chandigarh police, which feel that some star players including Yuvraj, ignored security directions and went to "unknown destinations" without informing the police on Friday.

Yuvi, VRV Breach Security Norms In Chandigarh

Yuvi, VRV Breach Security Norms In ChandigarhChandigarh police officials have forwarded a written complaint to Indian Premier League (IPL) functionaries and the board of the Kings XI Punjab team Yuvraj Singh and another local player V. R. V. Singh elapsing from the Mountview hotel where the players are staying.

ITC signs up Soha Ali, Yuvraj as brand ambassadors

Soha Ali Khan, Yuvraj SinghKolkata, Jan 11 : Diversified group ITC has signed up Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan and cricketer Yuvraj Singh as brand ambassadors for its education and stationery products brand Classmate, the company said in a statement Monday.

"I feel proud of being associated with it (the brand) as I think that sports and education together form a great combination for the youth of today," Singh said in the statement.

Khan said stationery products have always been close to her heart.

Yuvraj takes India to 279/9

Yuvraj takes India to 279/9 Dhaka, Jan 5 : Yuvraj Singh struck a flamboyant 74 as India made 279 for nine in 50 overs against Sri Lanka in the second One-day International of the tri-nation series at the Shere Bangla Stadium in Mirpur here Tuesday.

Virender Sehwag (47), Ravindra Jadeja (39), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (37) and Suresh Raina (35) came up with decent cameos after Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara opted to field. For Sri Lanka, left-arm seamer Chanaka Welegedara was the most successful bowler with five for 66 while Thilan Tushara and Thisara Pereira picked up two wickets each.

India set 280-run target for Sri Lanka

Yuvraj SinghDhaka, Jan 5 : India made 279 for nine in 50 overs against Sri Lanka in the second One-day International of the tri-nation series at the Shere Bangla Stadium in Mirpur here Tuesday.

Yuvraj Singh was the top scorer with 74 while Virender Sehwag made 47. For Sri Lanka, Chanaka Welegedara was the best bowler with five for 66. (IANS)

Manoj Tiwary to replace Yuvraj Singh in the Indian Squad for 5th ODI

Yuvraj-SinghBCCI has announced that the left hand blaster batsman, Yuvraj Singh won't be there to join the Indian Cricket team for the fifth ODI against Sri Lanka, due to a finger injury.

Bengal's Manoj Tiwary has been included in the team as the replacement for the Yuvraj Singh, as BCCI found it irrelevant to arrange a player for the replacement by the flight.

Regarding the issue, the secretary of BCCI, Mr. N. Srinivasan said, "Due to the finger injury sustained earlier, Yuvraj Singh has been advised rest and therefore will not play in the fourth and fifth ODI matches against Sri Lanka."




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