The legendary Yuvraj Singh is celebrating his 41st birthday on Monday, December 12.
The all-rounder was Team India’s hero in their twin wins in 2007 and 2011.
He played the iconic games in the 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 50-over World Cup under MS Dhoni.India won against Pakistan in the finale of the inaugural edition of the T20 World Cup in 2007, securing on top against Sri Lanka in the title shot match of the global event in 2011.
Yuvi was named the Player of the Tournament in 2011 despite battling cancer.
His career was cut short by the dread disease, which he defeated. However, he couldn’t replay his magic after recovering from cancer.
In 304 ODIs, he scored 8701 runs with the help of 14 hundreds and 52 fifties. He also took 111 wickets.
He amassed 1177 runs and dismissed 28 batters in 58 T20Is. Yuvraj also hit 8 fifties in this format of the game.
He scored 1900 runs, with 3 hundred and 11 fifties in 40 contests in Test Cricket. He added nine scalps to his bowling figures.
Fans took to social media to wish the superstar of Indian cricket.
Happy B'day to The Best Left Hand Batsman and The Man who is the main reason for 2007 and 2011 Worldcup Glory 🔥 Proper Allrounder who is excellent in Fielding,Bowling and Batting 😎 Thanks for all the Wonderful memories Prince 🤴#YuvrajSingh pic.twitter.com/evQ4nYN9mY— Bigil Vairavan (@vairav1306) December 11, 2022
#OnThisDay in 2007...@YUVSTRONG12 v @StuartBroad8.— ICC (@ICC) September 19, 2018
Six sixes in an over, and the fastest ever T20I fifty, off just 12 balls! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/xYylxlJ1b6
Happy Birthday @YUVSTRONG12 💥#HappyBirthdayYuvi #YuvrajSingh pic.twitter.com/eoNeU5I2B9— Awara (@72ndDone) December 11, 2022
Happy Birthday Yuvraj Singh, Player of the tournament in the 2011 ODI World Cup, T20 World Cup champion, ODI World Cup champion!!!#HappyBirthdayYuvrajSingh #YuvrajSingh pic.twitter.com/cxZkoR9P9A— Cric18👑 (@Criclav_18) December 11, 2022
Thank you paji fighting with winning trophy 🏆 we are never forget . You are truly chamipon ❤️😭🐐#HappyBirthdayYuvi | #YuvrajSinghpic.twitter.com/e0NoUhMdcf— Subhashree🇦🇷💫 (@subhu__RO45) December 12, 2022