. It was then the brilliance of Yuvraj who played an impactful innings of 139 runs off 122 deliveries. Hitting the ball hard with a powerful strike rate of 113.93, Yuvraj slammed 16 fours and 2 huge sixes.
139* OF 112 VS AUSTRALIA
In the India tour of Pakistan on the 5th April 2004, though the host team won, Yuvraj proved his worth. At the Gaddafi stadium, India struggled after losing first 5 wickets, batting first the total was 125 for 5 in the first innings.
112 OF 129 PAKISTAN
Yuvraj Singh took over and showed a glimpse of what he is known for as he smashed England bowlers to score 150 off 127 balls. Yuvraj Singh even had a chance to score an ODI 200 as 7 overs remained when he got out, but still, with a knock of 150,
150(127) vs England, Cuttack 2017
Yuvraj shared a 122 runs partnership with Virat Kohli. India collapsed in the death overs , but Yuvraj Singh’s efforts ensured that India got a good score and got a crucial win in the World cup as West Indies were all out for 188 giving India an 80 runs win.
113(123) vs West Indies, 2011 World Cup
Yuvraj Singh gave another memorable performance against Australia in a knockout match in an ICC tournament.Yuvraj Singh, then shared an unbeaten partnership of 74 off just 61 balls with Suresh Raina as India won by 5 wickets
57(65)* vs Australia, 2011 World Cup Quarter-finals
Yuvraj Singh achieved the feat in the 19th over of the innings and reached 50 off just 12 balls in the process, a record for the fastest T20I half-century which still stays. Yuvraj, made 58 off 16 balls in that match with 7 6’s, which is another record for the highest SR in an innings over 30 runs in T20Is in a match between 2 ODI status teams.
58(16) vs England, T20 World cup 2007
India got off to a poor start and was 41/2 off 8 overs before Yuvraj Singh came to bat. Yuvraj then smashed Stuart Clark for a 6 off the 2nd ball he faced and never looked back after that. Yuvraj made 70 off 30 balls with 5 4’s and 5 6’s before getting out in the 18th over.
70(30) vs Australia, T20 World cup 2007 Semi