Yograj Singh

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Yograj Singh
Personal information
Full name Yograj Singh Bhagsingh Bhundel
Born (1958-03-25) 25 March 1958 (age 59)
Chandigarh, India
Batting Right-handed Batsman
Bowling Right-arm fast-medium
Relations Yuvraj Singh (son)
International information
National side
Only Test (cap 152) 21 February 1981 v New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 34) 21 December 1980 v New Zealand
Last ODI 15 February 1981 v New Zealand
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 1 6
Runs scored 10 1
Batting average 5.00 0.50
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 6 1
Balls bowled 90 244
Wickets 1 4
Bowling average 63.00 46.50
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 na
Best bowling 1/63 2/44
Catches/stumpings 0/0 0/0
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 23 November 2005

Yograj Singh Bhandal About this sound pronunciation  (born 25 March 1958) is a former Indian cricketer who played one Test and six ODIs for India as a right-arm fast-medium bowler. His debut Test was at Wellington against New Zealand which India lost by 62 runs.[1] After his career was ended by injury, he entered Punjabi Cinema, the Punjabi film industry. His son Yuvraj Singh has been a member of the Indian cricket team since 2000. Yograj hails from the village of Kanech, right next to Doraha, in Ludhiana District of Punjab.

He has worked in Bollywood movies like Teen Thay Bhai, Singh is Bling and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.

Personal life[edit]

Singh married Shabnam Singh, but later divorced her.[2]

Singh later married Satveer Kaur (aka Meena). In 2014, His son Yuvraj was diagnosed with cancer.[3]


  1. ^ "India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, 1981". CricInfo. 
  2. ^ "Yuvi's not meeting Lance: Shabnam". Telegraph. 6 February 2012. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Yograj Singh's younger son flies to US, to return with dad in first week of July". Deccan Chronicle. 9 June 2014. Retrieved 2 October 2017. 

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