Someone has rightly said that where there is will, there is a way. You can make your way through any difficulties if you are determined and courageous to face challenges in your life. We cannot skip talking about Yuvraj Singh who blends perfectly in the above example. His battle with cancer and comeback to the world of cricket with even more vigor and enthusiasm is truly commendable. Yuvraj Singh stands as a starring exemplar in the field of cricket and an epitome of possessing audacity and indomitable spirit.
Born on 12th December, 1981, in Punjab, Yuvraj showed keen interest in learning cricket in his early schooling days .Do you know that Yuvraj Singh has also Won National U-14 Roller Skating Championship too? Yes, you heard it right. Yuvraj Singh was initially inclined towards skating and tennis before his father shifted his focus on cricket.
He is an all rounder and undoubtedly because of his versatility he hits in top 5 list of best Indian cricket players. He is a left handed middle over batsman and slow left arm bowler. His achievements are plenty and uncountable. But to name a few, he was made the Vice Captain of Indian Cricket Team during 2007-2008 and was made the Man of the tournament in 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and India won that tournament. He is also recipient of many popular awards like CNN IBN Indian of the Year Special Achievement Award (2011), Arjuna Award (2012), Padma Shri Award(2014).
He attended the DAV Public School in Chandigarh till Xth standard. And some of the great cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar , Lasith Malinga and Chris Gayle were always an inspiration for him. His father plays an ultimate role in making him realize his true potential in the sport.
His career took a turning point in the year 1999 when he caught attention of a few selectors in the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy against Bihar. He had managed to score 358 runs all by himself and thus beating the score of Punjab. His stunning performances followed thus today making him an icon figure in the world of cricket internationally too. Similarly, India won its first U-19 world cup under the captaincy of Mohammad Kaif and Yuvraj was declared the Player of the tournament. This was a major achievement which added another feather in his cap and he got a call from National Team.
Yuvraj Singh Net Worth
Yuvraj Singh has an estimated net worth of $36 Million US dollars as of 2017. Endorsements play an important role when it comes to calculating the net worth. And Yuvraj Singh has made his way in the world of endorsements because of his stunning looks and daring personality. Currently, he is associated with some of the reputed brands like Puma, Sports 365 Microsoft Xbox 360 and many more. Apart from this, he owns a splendid apartment of Onkar Realtor which is approximately worth Rs 60 crores and is situated in the heart of Mumbai.
Some of the exclusive elegant collection of his cars include Honda City ,Audi Q5,BMW M3,BMW M5 and Lamborghini Gallardo.
Recently, Yuvraj Singh addressed cancer survivors on World Cancer Day and lectured them on how to develop a positive outlook on life. He narrated his own life journey and how cancer had impacted his life but has helped him to become a better person. Also, now he is preparing for Indian Premier League more rigorously as last year he had won the title with Sunrisers Hyderabad. Apart from that, he was all over the social media for tying knot with his long time girlfriend Hazel Keech in Novemeber.
No wonder that Yuvraj Singh is the rising star of Indian Cricket Team. Some of the unforgettable victories in his career would always keep him among the most wanted Indian Cricketers list. His 6 sixes in six balls against England in T20 can still light up the faces of his fans and would always remain one of the most memorable moment in his successful career down the history.