Yograj Singh, father of former veteran Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, is once again in the news. However this time too, he is trending on social media with controversial statements.
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Disputes arose over Dhoni’s statement
When Yuvraj Singh was not included in the squad for the World Cup 2015, Yograj made a very controversial statement on Dhoni. Yograj then said, ‘I would slap him (Dhoni). Just as the pride of Ravana was broken in the Ramayana, in the same way Dhoni’s pride will be crushed. A time will come when Dhoni will beg and he will not get help from anyone.
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Asked for Virat- cheated
Yograj Singh once made a controversial statement about the current captain of Team India, Virat Kohli. He told a private TV channel, ‘I would say that apart from Dhoni and Kohli, the selectors also cheated Yuvraj. Indian selectors used to go to the meeting and said drop the crown prince. It is very sad when someone stabs you in the back.
Cricket has been played for India
Yograj has played international cricket for India and played one Test and 6 ODIs in a career. He made his international debut under the captaincy of veteran Sunil Gavaskar and played ODI against New Zealand in December 1980. However, India lost the match by 3 wickets. He did not have a good start in the Test and India had to lose 62 runs against New Zealand in their debut Test match in Wellington. He had to say goodbye to cricket due to injury.
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Tried out in films
After acting goodbye to cricket, he acted in Punjabi films and was quite successful. He has acted in several Hindi and Punjabi films till now. He has also worked in superhit films like Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Singh is Bling.
Yograj married two
Yograj Singh has done two weddings. He was first married to Shabnam Kaur who has two sons – Yuvraj Singh and Zorawar Singh. She got married to Satveer Kaur after divorcing Shabnam. After marriage to Satveer, son Victor Yograj Singh and daughter Amarjot Kaur were born.