Yuvraj Singh Motivational Speaker - Profile
Yuvraj Singh is a former Indian cricketer, who played in all forms of the game. Regarded as one of the greatest limited over players to play for India,
Yuvraj has 8,701 runs and 111 wickets to his name in ODIs, with 1,177 runs and 28 wickets in T20Is. He was particularly noted for his hitting of the ball and his fielding. Yuvraj was a member of the Indian cricket team in One Day Internationals (ODIs) between 2000 and 2017 and played his first Test match in October 2003. He was the vice-captain of the Indian ODI team between 2007–2008.
Yuvraj was the Man of the Tournament in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, and one of the top performers at the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, both of which India won. In a match against England at the 2007 World Twenty20, he famously hit six sixes in one over bowled by Stuart Broad — a feat performed only three times previously in any form of senior cricket, and never in an international match between two Test cricket teams. In the same match, he set the record for the fastest fifty in Twenty20 Internationals and in all Twenty20 cricket, reaching 50 runs in 12 balls. During the 2011 World Cup, he became the first player to take a 5-wicket haul and score a 50 in the same World Cup match.
In 2011, Yuvraj was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his left lung and underwent chemotherapy treatment in Boston and Indianapolis. In March 2012, he was discharged from the hospital after completing the third and final cycle of chemotherapy and returned to India in April. He made his international comeback in a Twenty20 match in September against New Zealand shortly before the 2012 World Twenty20.
In 2012, Yuvraj was conferred with the Arjuna Award, India's second highest sporting award by the Government of India. In 2014, he was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour.
To add to the many caps he already wears, Yuvraj channelized his inner entrepreneur in 2015 by announcing YouWeCan Ventures. It was established to be an investment company supporting online startups – encouraging entrepreneurship. Since inception, YouWeCan Ventures has helped a number of startups such as Vyomo, Moovo, Healthians, Edukart, and JetSetGo.
As a Motivational Speaker Yuvraj Singh inspires the audience with his ‘Never Die’ attitude which has enabled him to turn his dreams into reality. He inspires with his zeal and inner strength.
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