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The future of Indian cricket - Yuvraj Singh (24 Jan 2000)

The Indian senior team are drifting from loss to loss in Australia. An utterly disappointing Test series is being followed by an equally shocking run in the One-Dayers. However, this is not the time for a depressing postmortem of the sequence of events. It is time to let go of the shortcomings of the seniors and look to the future. The future is Yuvraj Singh. The Patiala lad has infused the team with confidence by batting aggressively and taking the attack to the opposition. [More]



U-19 World Cup: Player of the Day, Yuvraj Singh (16 Jan 2000)

When India were looking down the barrel at 38 for 4 it needed someone to play a blinder to get them out of trouble. That blinder came from Yuvraj Singh. The left hander dealt some of the most cruel blows of the day and smashed the hapless Kiwi bowlers all over the park. His 62 ball knock yielded 68 runs. The 12 boundaries that he spanked in the course of his innings often left fielders scrambling all over the park. [More]



Yuveraj - a bright prospect among the junior crop (15 Jan 2000)

If we are to rate ability in men by what they accomplish and not by just what they attempt, then young Yuveraj Singh is possibly the brightest prospect from the present junior crop.The left- hander from Punjab had the country's cricketing circle sit up and take notice when he cracked a triple hundred, 358 to be precise, against Bihar in the final of the Cooch Behar Trophy National under-19 cricket championship in Jamshedpur. This, after he had made 122 against Madhya Pradesh in the semifinals and a half century against Orissa in the quarterfinals. [More]



--> Punjab's run riot on final day (19 Dec 1999)

The Punjab batsmen, led by Yuvraj Singh, just kept piling on the agony for Bihar on the fourth and final day of the Cooch Behar Trophy (under-19) final at the Keenan stadium in Jamshedpur on Sunday. Having already made sure of winning the title on Saturday, Punjab who were 431 for two at close of play on the third day in reply to Bihar's first innings total of 357, batted the whole day and ended with the mammoth score of 839 for five in 854 minutes off 222 overs. [More]



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