Sixes in an over, is a dream of every batsman. Till now, total six players have done it, one of them is Yuvraj Singh who scored in World T20, in the year 2007 against England. He is the second Indian besides Ravi Shastri to achieve this. He set the record of the fastest fifty in Twenty20 Internationals reaching 50 runs in 12 balls in the same match.
His cricket journey with Indian Team for ODI began in the year 2000 continued till 2017 and finally, in the sports journey, he emerged as all rounder. Batted in the middle order and left arm bowler, shined through his game and thus, a warded with the Man of the Tournament in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup.
But break came with bad news in the year 2011 as he was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his left lung. With faith in almighty, rock solid parents, blessings of friends and fans supported by unbeatable will power and never dying spirit, he made his international comeback in Twenty20 match in 2012.
Garland with Arjun Award and Padma Shri, there has been no stop for this amazing person. From being the face of Microsoft brand ambassador for the Xbox 360 video game console to lending his voice in film Captain India, he did everything in style. His charity, YouWeCan has treated over hundreds of cancer patients and continues to do so.
On 10 June 2019, Yuvraj announced his retirement from all forms of International cricket. Today, its been one year but the a career that spanned over 304 ODIs, 58 T20Is, and 40 Tests of him has our mind been imprinted forever. “This was probably the most difficult time in my cricket career, the 2014 T20 World Cup final against Sri Lanka when I laboured to 11 off 21 balls. It was so shattering that I felt my career was all but over, everyone wrote me off too. But I never stopped believing in myself,” Yuvraj had said while announcing his retirement.